Head, Bioimaging Analytics, Open to flexibility

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
08 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type

Head, Bioimaging Analytics, Open to flexibility

Job Purpose

To provide a leadership role in the global Bioimaging team to deliver optimised imaging data management and advanced computational approaches for data analytics, visualisation and modelling. The role requires experience in the modelling/analysis of imaging data and will require the development of numerous analytics strategies to work with and align the varied range of highly complex, multidimensional, multimodel imaging data acquired by the global Bioimaging platform. The role includes working with various GSK platform and discovery teams to directly answer project challenges in drug discovery or to operate as part of a matrix of data scientists linking available resources to provide more powerful decision-making tools to address such challenges. The role will also involve working across other GSK Imaging teams to establish an analytics translation between imaging data both high-content cellular screening and clinical/experimental imaging studies.

Key Responsibilities (10 bullet points maximum)

  • Describe the key deliverables to be achieved by the post holder and the ongoing responsibilities of the role
  • Responsible for:
  • The development and qualification of novel imaging analytics capabilities within GSK to support understanding of drug Biodistribution and the definition of phenotypic traits/functional alterations to biology in cells, tissues, preclinical models and clinical subjects
  • The development and delivery of external collaborations to meet the need for efficient and informative methods for imaging data processing and modelling
  • Delivering direct and indirect data management/imaging analytics support for GSK project/programs and communication of findings to deep therapeutic experts in these areas
  • The management of all imaging data obtained within the global Bioimaging platform including working with R&D Data and R&D Tech colleagues to align imaging data to the wider enterprise resources
  • Direct and matrix leadership for provision of analytics approaches to maximising the primary use and availability for secondary reuse of imaging data
  • Engaging with imaging scientists to implement new data driven approaches to imaging data acquisition to enhance data quality and/or business efficiency.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in imaging analytics as applied to complex imaging data for biological analyses.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Programming experience/skills in using MatLab, R or high-level computer language (C++)
  • Experience with machine learning approaches or Deep Learning
  • Experience with modelling of imaging data from medical or biological imaging studies.

Why GSK?:

GlaxoSmithKline is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines both individual talent and technical resources to create a platform for the delivery of strong growth in a rapidly changing healthcare market. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

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