Procter & Gamble Research and Development - PhD - Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics in Cincinnati, Ohio

Procter & Gamble’s Global Biotechnology organization drives consumer delight and brand loyalty through leadership in biological innovation. Our mission is to deliver superior end-to-end innovation that provides irresistible consumer product experiences utilizing cutting edge biotechnology tools and expertise. We create and translate high-quality, science-backed biological breakthroughs that inspire and enable solutions to transform the daily lives of our consumers.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced computational biologist to join Global Biotechnology’s Bioinformatics group. You will work with talented and interdisciplinary teams to develop, customize and apply machine learning algorithms and other advanced informatics tools for interpretation of large-scale biological datasets. We seek a candidate with a proven track record for deriving novel insights and hypotheses via such analyses, and converting them to actionable research strategies for the team. Additional job-specific qualifications are provided below.

  • PhD degree in biological science, computer science, bioinformatics or computational biology with 5 years’ experience applying computational methods to analyze large-scale structured and unstructured biological data sets (e.g., genome sequences, metagenomics, RNAseq, images, biological text, biological networks and microarray data).

  • Passion to learn new skills and reapply algorithms from other domains to solve biological problems.

  • Demonstrated expertise in modern machine learning, statistical learning, and other state-of-the-art informatics algorithm pipelines.

  • Some experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow; torch/pytorch; theano) and their applications in text, image or biological sequence analysis would be a distinct advantage.

  • Deep expertise in biological domain knowledge, able to interpret biological data independently and engage with bench biologists for in-depth discussions to generate new hypotheses. Able to engage with broader cross-disciplinary efforts in establishment and pursuit of novel research strategies.

  • Deep knowledge in database management of structured and unstructured data.

  • Excellent programming skills in R, Python, Perl, Java and/or C/C .

  • Experience in web interface development.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. Except in rare situations based on Procter & Gamble's sole discretion. Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for permanent residency. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Job: Research & Development

Title: Research and Development - PhD - Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics

Location: Ohio-Cincinnati

Requisition ID: RND00003603