Apollo Health Ventures (www.apollo.vc) is a biotech venture capital firm with offices in Berlin and Boston, that features venture creation as a cornerstone of its investment approach. Apollo is unique among investment firms due to its focus on a specific field of scientific discoveries – the Biology of Aging. Together with leading scientists who are investigating the molecular and cellular processes of aging, Apollo conceptualizes and builds innovative companies.
A Swiss-based high-profile, new Apollo venture creation, start-up company is embarking on an exciting journey to discover a new treatment modality for aging. Enabled by cutting-edge technology from a top university and funding from Apollo, this project offers unique opportunities for innovation and impact, and has tremendous potential to grow in a few years. We are looking for a talented and passionate data scientist to join the current small and diverse team of biologists and data scientists, working 20hrs /week part time or as a working student, closely together to leverage artificial intelligence for biomedical imaging data and innovate drug discovery.
Integrated team member with a strong sense of ownership
Contribute to experimental design to enable advanced data analysis
Innovate and implement machine learning and deep learning methods, and apply to biomedical imaging data
Present and discuss with team members and jointly draw conclusions and design next steps
Master or recent PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or related quantitative disciplines
Extensive hands-on experiences with biomedical image analysis including segmentation, feature extraction, classification, and clustering
Extensive hands-on experiences with deep neural network method development, implementation, and optimization
Nice to have
Tissue histology image analysis experiences
Cellular microscopy image analysis experiences
Cloud computing (e.g., AWS) experiences
Location: Switzerland, alternatively home office based possible.