Quantitative Scientist, Cancer Genetics
Flatiron Health has built a unified data set that is unparalleled in its depth and accuracy and gives our partners the capability to ask questions about data that weren't answerable until now. Our Quantitative Sciences team answers these questions.
We are looking for a Quantitative Scientist who is excited to make an immediate impact in a critical space. This position requires outstanding problem-solving, analytical and communication skills; experience with multitasking and prioritizing; and the tenacity to execute against deliverables in a timely, high-quality fashion. You will collaborate with a team of account directors, oncologists, product managers, and software engineers to help develop, commercialize, and deliver our analytics products.
Working in a rapidly expanding business, you will partner with Flatiron colleagues and clients to answer important questions in cancer research.
- Become a subject matter expert on our clinical and genetic data and its capabilities
- Support our clients in generating insights and evidence that link tumor genetics with longitudinal treatment and outcomes data, by providing training, developing analytic methods and carrying out custom analyses. Use robust statistical methods and compelling data visualizations to make insights accessible to a wide range of end users
- Work with a cross-functional team to create curated datasets of linked clinical and genomic data, defining analytic requirements, ensuring data quality standards, and identifying areas for automation and process efficiencies
- Generate ideas for analyses to shape future projects and publications, contributing to a pipeline of opportunities that will help Flatiron achieve its ambitious growth goals
- You hold a Master’s degree or PhD in a quantitative discipline, such as biostatistics, epidemiology, statistical genetics, or applied statistics
- You have at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience analyzing clinical data from patients
- You are familiar with the fundamentals of genetics, genomics and bioinformatics and are enthusiastic to learn more
- You are proficient in a statistical programming language (we primarily use R, but are open to people with experience in any language)
- You are an effective communicator, both oral and written
- You are self-motivated and flexible, thrive in highly uncertain situations, and enjoy coming up with elegant and innovative solutions to challenging problems
- You are a “do-er”-- you know how to balance attention to detail with execution against tight timelines
- You are passionate about our mission to improve healthcare through technology
- You are a highly-effective collaborator and are motivated by the opportunity to work with oncologists, software engineers, product managers, and other members of the Flatiron team
- Oncology experience
- Experience working with longitudinal EMR data
- You have led independent analysis of large-scale cancer datasets, including the incorporation of data from a genetic or biomarker panel