Director of Biomedical Data Science

| Greater Boston Area
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PathAI's mission is to improve patient outcomes with AI-powered pathology. Our platform promises substantial improvements to the accuracy of diagnosis and the efficacy of treatment of diseases like cancer, leveraging modern approaches in machine learning. Rigorous science and careful analysis is critical to the success of everything we aspire to do. 

The biomedical data science (BDS) team is focused on solving problems at the interface of biomedicine, statistics, and machine learning. The BDS team is composed of a diverse set of  scientists with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, who are passionate about solving translational problems and driving PathAI’s mission of realizing precision medicine with digital pathology. Biomedical data science is central to this effort contributing to efforts ranging from the development of novel machine learning methods to experimental design for model validation. We are looking for a Director of Data Science to lead these efforts at PathAI.

What you’ll do: 

  • Facilitate the development of bio-statistical analysis plans in a team setting with a diverse set of stakeholders  
  • Build and grow the BDS team through hiring, management, and mentorship. . 
  • Operate cross-functionally to enable PathAI to integrate large-scale datasets and generate translational insights. 
  • Develop computational methods and build tools to enable data-driven patient stratification and inform the development of clinical decision support products
  •  Envision and create scalable computational solutions and processes to further our  clinical data analysis. Develop materials with members of the team to present at academic conferences, publish in journals, and develop new business opportunities. 

What you’ll need: 

  • Ph.D. in computational biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, cancer biology, immunology, genetics, or similar with 5+ years of industry experience 
  • Demonstrated history of leadership in managing high impact data science and engineering projects and teams either in business or in academia.
  • Demonstrated ability of scoping, leading, prioritizing, and contributing to multi-disciplinary team projects.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as R AND Python for complex data analysis and reproducible research practices.
  • Mastery in integrating and analyzing diverse high-dimensional data sets relevant to oncology, immunology, and other areas of clinical relevance.
  • Capability to conduct systematic analyses to evaluate multiple hypotheses and prioritize clinically-relevant questions.
  • Scientific curiosity with an ability to identify questions that computational approaches can address, and the skills to develop solutions both independently and collaboratively.
  • Background in clinical data/oncology/immuno-oncology and/or experience working with clinical trial data is a plus.

Benefits

For the right candidate, we'll offer a competitive salary plus equity. Your compensation is rounded out by a strong benefits package:

  • Flexible work hours, with work-from-home options available 
  • Three weeks of paid leave per year, an additional two weeks of sick time, plus extended holidays and team-approved leave
  • Ten days of 100% subsidized childcare per year
  • Healthcare, vision, and dental insurance plans (HMO or PPO), with voluntary add-ons available for dependent care, life, and accident coverage
  • Commuter benefit available for public transit or parking

Most importantly, you'll be doing important work with a team of people you'll genuinely enjoy spending the day with. 

PathAI is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination. We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications — that's all. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, health, personal beliefs, age, family or parental status, or any other status. We don't tolerate any kind of discrimination or bias, and we are looking for teammates who feel the same way.

PathAI does not accept unsolicited submissions from third-parties. 


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Technology we use

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    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're right in Fenway! One of our perks is Red Sox tickets.

An Insider's view of PathAI

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Automating and auto-scaling a generalized machine learning workflow that takes pathologists from a slide medical image to a clinical prediction

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What are PathAI Perks + Benefits

PathAI Benefits Overview

PathAI offers a standard benefits package (health insurance, 401k, stock options) in addition to some fun perks, listed below!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
PathAI covers 85% of the premium for individuals and 75% for families
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
We don't offer a 401(k) match yet because we're still in Series A funding round. We'll be rolling it out soon, though!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
All employees receive a free membership to care.com to help with childcare needs
Flexible Work Schedule
PathAI employees make their own schedule (with their manager's approval)
Remote Work Program
We are very remote-friendly
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We do three weeks PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Not on tap, but in the fridge. We have green tea, iced coffee, and kombucha on tap, though!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
We have season tickets for the Red Sox!!
Game Room
Our game room has a PS4!
Stocked Kitchen
Fruit snacks, milano cookies, seaweed snacks, fresh fruit, pop tarts, cereal, kind bars, etc. You can also request any specific snacks you would like on hand by asking our front desk associate
Some Meals Provided
We do a catered lunch for the entire company every Friday
Happy Hours
Whiskey Wednesday!!!
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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