POSITION: Vice President of Data Science
REPORTS TO: Chief Scientific Officer
TWINSTRAND BIOSCIENCES OVERVIEW
TwinStrand Biosciences is a Seattle-based genomics company focused on developing cutting-edge approaches for early detection of cancer, treatment optimization, and risk prediction using our ultra-accurate TwinStrand Duplex Sequencing™ technology. Our technology enables researchers to detect genetic “needles in a haystack”. By identifying ultra-low frequency DNA mutations with a resolution 10,000-fold greater than conventional tools on the market, TwinStrand enables detection, quantification, and characterization of variants that were previously undetectable.
We are seeking a qualified individual for the position of Vice President of Data Science.
As the Vice President of Data Science, a senior-level executive, you will be responsible for the strategic vision and successful execution of software, information, and digital technology initiatives at TwinStrand.
The Vice President of Data Science is an executive leadership role responsible for the development and ongoing operation of the company's tools, technologies, and technical solutions leveraging data science, advanced analytics, machine learning and other algorithms. In this role, servant leadership and an unrelenting focus on the continuous improvement and innovation of TwinStrand’s offerings is required. In addition, this role requires skillful technical and scientific leadership for the development and commercialization of useful and proven products to serve end users in academic, industry, government, and regulatory spaces.
You are the ideal Vice President of Data Science if you love working within a high-performance team with passionate collaborators to deliver data-guided and data-driven solutions using best-in-class software development practices. We need your expertise in bringing our Duplex Sequencing technology into expanded research and clinical spaces so that we can continue to pioneer solutions for human health improvement.
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ABOUT TWINSTRAND BIOSCIENCES
We are a vibrant, young company committed to applying a powerful new genomic technology across disciplines to improve human health and accelerate scientific discovery. Our mission is to develop and deliver the unprecedented accuracy of duplex sequencing for applications in the life sciences and medicine where it can do the greatest good for the maximum number of people.
Our business is multifaceted and encompasses internal development projects, external collaborations, and empowering of our partner organizations and customers. Our mission is strongly rooted in academic principles of responsible citizenship within the broader scientific community, yet executed with the nimbleness of a startup, such that research can be rapidly translated into solutions that benefit the scientific and medical community. To the greatest extent possible, we strive for open sharing of knowledge and discovery through academic presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
At TwinStrand we put a premium on creativity, dynamic thinking, and a rigorous scientific approach. You will be challenged to push the boundaries of your knowledge, skills, and comfort zone and to take ownership of your area of expertise. We expect all team members to take on some form of leadership role over time and mentor new team members as we continue to expand. We want every member of our community to come to work excited each day and able to take pride in the high-quality science to improve human health that they are contributing to.
TwinStrand Biosciences is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.