Director of Machine Learning - Biotech

Posted 29 August 2023
Job type Full Time
Discipline Clinical & Data
Contact NameSophie Packer

Job description

​Mantell Associates is partnered with one of the most exciting, scaling Biotech organisations that harness the power of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, combined with the most advanced R&D capabilities to develop drugs and therapies to traditionally resistant diseases. They are currently searching for a Director of Machine Learning to join their growing team.

Director of Machine Learning - Responsibilities:

  • Work with the senior leadership team to manage and mentor the growing team of machine learning scientists

  • Design and lead development of novel ML / AI algorithms and models that can increase efficacy and efficiency of traditional drug discovery pipelines

  • Support your team to develop and deploy ML methods to analyse data from diverse data sets

  • Engineer robust, reusable platform components while working cross-functionally (R&D, Software Engineering etc.)

Director of Machine Learning - Requirements:

  • PhD in a quantitative discipline (Bioinformatics, Statistics, Data Science, Machine Learning etc) with at least 8 years experience applying Data / AI /ML solutions to life science related questions

  • Extensive experience developing models using modern Machine learning and deep learning frameworks (PyTorch, TensorFlow, Keras, etc)

  • Significant experience designing experiments that generate datasets that can be applied to ML algorithms and models

  • Strong understanding of the Biotech drug development pipeline, with a focus on oncology highly desirable

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.