We are looking for a Data Extraction Lead for an upcoming product to join our growing Data Extraction team! Reporting directly to the CFT Data Manager, you will lead the Data Extraction projects on a cross-functional team (CFT). You will be a subject matter expert in a Life Science discipline and serve as product owners (PO) of the scientific content for the development teams with an aim to maximize the value of the data we extract from our sources, both in coverage (new data types, sources) and quality.

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada and the US for this position.

You Will:

    • Represent the Data Extraction Squad leadership
    • Be the lead for communicating the scientific/technical product requirements for data
    • Lead the exploratory data analysis to identify opportunities
    • Lead the science strategy for technology development
    • Understand the functionality of our technology
    • Be accountable for all data requirements and ensure they are met for each delivery
    • Manage your Data Extraction support team

You Have:

    • Ph.D. or Masters with 3+ years of wet lab experience.
    • Experience working with clinical or pre-clinical data.
    • Understand criteria for experimental success and failure.
    • Experience in molecular biology and bioinformatics databases.
    • Demonstrated project management abilities through project scoping, resource allocation, and prioritization to meet all requirements and delivery timelines
    • Demonstrated people management skills including team member training opportunities
    • Experience using SQL to access, extract and assess data from databases
    • Experience using ML solutions to automate data extraction and developing new ways to apply our ML technology to design experiments
    • Ability to facilitate the development of new strategic approaches to data challenges
    • Experience identifying opportunities for data improvement, and getting support for project execution
Benefits and Perks: 
An engaging remote-first culture
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
15 days vacation plus an additional day every year; plus company closures for 15 more days throughout the year
Unlimited flex time for sick days, personal days, religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD* for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services
A $2000 CAD* Annual Learning & Development budget
A $1000 CAD*  home office set-up budget
A $2500 CAD*wellness, lifestyle and productivity spending account for employees
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
*Benefits are tied to Canadian dollar amounts and would be converted to local currency for those in other countries. Moving to local currency allotments in the future.
About BenchSci:
BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they’re the organization’s beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning.
We value each other’s differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement.
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible.  Learn more about our culture.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey.  Learn more about our DEI initiatives.
Accessibility Accommodations: Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please reach out to talent@benchsci.com.