Application Scientist
Whitelab Genomics

Whitelab Genomics

Application Scientist

The company

Whitelab Genomics

Whitelab Genomics

  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Health
  • From 15 to 50 employees

The job

Application Scientist

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Who are they?

WhiteLab Genomics is specialized in data science and machine learning solutions for genomic medicine. Their proprietary platform allows for multi-parameter analysis of complex biological data to discover new DNA and RNA therapies and optimize their developments. Their mission is to help researchers, biotech companies, and pharmaceutical labs to develop more genomic therapies, quicker, and cheaper. Whitelab’s market is very international, with clients in Europe, the USA, and Asia. The candidate should be prepared to travel for conferences and client visits.

WhiteLab Genomics was founded in 2019 by experienced professionals in the field of biotechnology and data science. Today, the start-up has locations at Future4Care in Paris and at the Evry-Courcouronnes Genopole – France’s first biocluster.  

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Job description

The core mission:

As Application Scientist, you will need to provide expert scientific support to our customers, understand their scientific challenges and biological questions, and translate their needs to the internal teams, promoting and developing WhiteLab applications and ensuring customer satisfaction. As such, this role will require strong interaction with both internal and external experts in different fields, including molecular biologists, computational biologists, data scientists, and structural biologists.

At WhiteLab Genomics, you will:

  • Work in constant connection and in a highly collaborative manner with all WhiteLab teams, notably with the Biology, CompBio and Data science teams to ensure the efficient relay of information and translation of customer needs

  • Develop and maintain effective communication with prospects and customers

  • Present WhiteLab solutions to the customers

  • Ensure on-time and optimal customer projects delivery, as well as follow up support

  • Keep up with latest developments and technologies, align with these same teams on customer support answers and approaches

  • Support the Business Development team and help qualify prospects to ensure that WhiteLab’s solutions meet their expectations and needs; Identify and develop KOL relationships to help promote sales

  • Collect customers’ feedback to help improve current products and define future products

  • Contribute to the development of new features and applications of WhiteLab Genomics’ gene and cell therapy platform

  • Represent the company at conferences, webinars etc.

  • Participate in drafting and editing of scientific papers/white papers/posters, oral presentations

Preferred experience

Required skills:

  • PhD in genomics, cellular, and molecular biology or a similar field

  • Excellent presentation skills are needed to present the company’s solutions to prospective customers

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Able to communicate with team members and cross-functional project teams

  • Comfortable to multi-task, and work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Highly motivated with desire and ability to learn

  • Good networking skills

  • Good knowledge of the latest scientific developments

Bonus skills:

  • Knowledge in gene and cell therapy field is preferred

  • Knowledge in bioinformatic analysis is a plus

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