Pfizer is making significant investment in the creation of novel, first-in-class therapeutics, by combining internal discovery and validation of drug targets with external partnerships to produce clinical drug candidates for the Pfizer pipeline. This position will work within the Target Sciences (TS) group, which has collective expertise in human genetics and functional genomics, computational biology and data management, and target validation biology, and an overall remit to discover and validate hypotheses for novel, emerging science drug targets. The primary responsibility of this position is to design, develop, execute and interpret computational experiments, utilizing relevant internal and external biological data sources, to advance drug-discovery targets within Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) and emerging science target hypotheses emanating from TS internal efforts and from Pfizer’s industrial-academic partnerships. To this end, the position will be responsible for the development of bespoke analytical and visualization tools, supporting pipelines and workflows, and data integration environments; and will work closely with the emerging science geneticists, biologists and functional genomics scientists in TS and with CTI project leads. This position requires a deep expertise in bioinformatics, including computational workflows and pipelines, tools and methodologies, and data integration techniques. The position will benefit from additional expertise in computational biology, incl. some knowledge of disease pathophysiology in at least one disease area of interest to Pfizer R&D; some experience in progressing target hypotheses and projects through computational approaches and insights in a pharmaceutical Research setting; and an ability to achieve impact through focus within a wide swath of potential project and technology opportunities.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Occasional travel will be required to non-Cambridge Pfizer sites and to scientific meetings.
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Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus