MIMETAS is looking for a Junior Data Scientist to strengthen our Assay Development team in Leiden, the Netherlands. In this position, you will be using AI, machine learning, and other tools to expand our capabilities to generate, analyse, and interpret data from high-content imaging and biochemical assays using. In a dedicated team, you will work with top-of-the-line scientists to fully leverage their world-class 3D tissue models to develop better drugs faster.
Mimetas is a world-leading biotech company in the fast-growing ‘organ-on-a-chip’-field. With our innovative products and services, we aim to improve the medicine development process, while reducing the need for animal testing. Our clients are pharmaceutical companies and academic institutes who strive to discover new and better treatments for patients using disease- and tissue models.
Our team consists of scientists working on services and product development, as well as commercial people spreading the word. Our people are goal-driven, enthusiastic, analytical, and internationally oriented. We work in six locations in Leiden (headquarters), Enschede, UK, Germany, USA, and Japan.
Your tasks will include
Establishing data generation and analysis methodologies for biological data;
Analyse data from high-throughput experiments;
Support (3D) high content imaging, biochemical and functional assay pipelines;
Developing datamining and machine learning tools for image and data analysis;
Reporting of results to internal and external stakeholders in multidisciplinary teams.
BSc or MSc in data science, computer science, bioinformatics or life science-related fields;
Strong working knowledge of data science and statistics;
Affinity for image processing and high-content imaging;
Desire to apply data mining, machine learning/AI and analytical skills;
Fundamental knowledge of coding principles is a must (Python, R);
Strong communication skills towards scientists and engineers of different disciplines;
Highly motivated with a flexible and positive work attitude;
Proficient in English;
Enjoys working with shiploads of data.
A challenging, 80-100% position in an international, fast-growing high-tech environment;
Ample opportunities for personal development and growth;
A competitive salary with benefits, such as a pension plan and annual company bonus;
A fun team with colleagues from all over the world who love what they do;
Friday afternoon drinks as part of an extensive program of social activities.
Interested in this position? Please apply with your cover letter and resume in English. Only applications via this site will be taken into consideration.
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.