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31/07/09
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  Scientist - Pathway Informatics
Philip Morris International
Neuchatel – City

Scientist - Pathway Informatics
The successful candidate will play a significant role in the processing and analysis of large scale data sets from various post genomic technologies and their applications in biomarker discovery. He/she will also have responsibility for establishing and maintaining analysis pipelines geared toward the identification of disease signature genes and pathways from experimental system response profiles. He/she will have the opportunity to apply and when necessary develop methods for systems wide analysis of gene expression patterns, their transcription factor and epigenetic control, and the role of small RNAs in regulating gene/protein products.

Specifically, you will:
Establish innovative computational analysis for identification of deregulated pathways in various disease states
Provide analysis of large scale array based data (genomics, transcriptomics, protemics)
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team which executes scientifically and technically challenging projects.
Have a strong interest in collaborating with experimentalists to elucidate biological mechanisms
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree
Doctorate
Experience: 5 years +
Languages: English : Speak / Write Fluently
Job-Type: open-ended
Remuneration: unspecified
Permit Type: EU National
Region: Neuchatel – City
PhD in bioinformatics or related field
Academic or industrial experience in bioinformatics with focus on integrated analysis of biological systems (gene/protein expression data, array CGH, ChiP-chip)
You are skilled in the application of computational biology tools and techniques with focus on novel algorithms for integrative omics analysis in cancer research
You have demonstrated ability to manage and interpret large biological data sets
Good programming skills in Perl, C/C++,or Java , you have also solid expertise in R/Bioconductor, or Matlab
You have previous experience in Gene Regulatory Network reconstruction and pathway analysis
You are a great team player with an excellent communication skills
Fluency in English is a must

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package as well as relocation allowance (where appropriate).
If you match our profile and you are interested in joining this dynamic team of professionals, please reply to our on-line recruitment site www.pmicareers.com

Philip Morris International (PMI) is the leading international tobacco company, with seven of the world's top 15 brands, including the world's number one brand. PMI has more than 75,000 employees and its products are sold in over 160 countries. The Company held a 15.6% share of the international cigarette market outside of the United States in 2007. For more information, see www.pmintl.com.

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