Team Lead Computational Biology in Immunology & Respiratory job with Paramount Recruitment

Team Lead Computational Biology in Immunology & Respiratory – Germany

Do you have experience in leading a team of computational biologists in immunology & respiratory? If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

One of our most highly respected pharmaceutical clients is now looking for a team leader to be part of their Global Computational Biology and Digital Science (GCBDS) unit based in Germany, supporting their therapeutic areas with high-class computational and genomic analysis in their effort to provide novel, first-in class therapeutics to improve patient’s health.

They are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Team Leader to drive and support projects in the therapeutic areas of Immunology & Respiratory (I&R) Diseases and Cancer Immunology Research by combining scientific excellence with a goal- and stakeholder orientated mindset.

Tasks & responsibilities

*In your new role as Team Lead you manage computational activities to further drive discovery research and portfolio projects in the field of Cancer Immunology & Immune Modulation (CIIM) and Respiratory Diseases (I+R).
*Together with your experienced team of Scientists you partner on target portfolios in different Therapeutic Areas (TA) and actively contribute to our computational strategy within global Computational Biology & Digital Sciences (gCBDS).
*Using machine learning approaches and integration of data from multiple different sources you enable “in silico first” target identification projects.
*Whilst being the key interface between their Computational Biology department, external collaborators and relevant project teams in the TAs, you play a key role in the experimental design, hypothesis generation and project coordination concerning bioinformatics upstream- and downstream analysis.
*As one of their key leaders in Computational Biology you and your team will also perform novel ‘omics approaches’ which will be integrated into standard workflows by their Data & Infrastructure team within gCBDS.
*By identifying key scientific research in your community, you build up a TA related knowledgebase.


*Doctoral degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, (Bio)physics/-mathematics, Biochemistry/Biology or similar with strong quantitative focus and high level of competency. Alternatively, masterĀ“s degree with longtime, extensive proficiency in an international industry environment
*Extensive experience in omics data analysis (especially RNAseq / scRNAseq), data integration, project management and people leadership
*Several years of professional expertise in leading scientific staff
*An established reputation in the field of computational biology, systems biology or alike including a network of national and international collaborations
*A high-class publication record including several senior authorship publications
*Excellent documentation and presentation skills both in English and German

This is an exciting and challenging, strategic role which will require someone with strong interpersonal skills.

For more information on this role, and to discuss the benefits on offer, please call me on
t: +44 (0)121 616 3404 | m: +44 (0)7985 635091 or Email

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