Statistical geneticist

London, England, United Kingdom · Precision Medcine


Statistical geneticist

BenevolentAI, founded in 2013, creates and applies AI technologies to transform the way medicines are discovered and developed. BenevolentAI seeks to improve patient’s lives by applying technology designed to generate better data decision making and in doing so lower drug development costs, decrease failure rates and increase the speed at which medicines are generated. The company has developed the Benevolent Platform™ - a discovery platform used by BenevolentAI scientists to find new ways to treat disease and personalise drugs to patients.

BenevolentAI is HQ’d in London with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and further offices in New York and Antwerp. BenevolentAI has active R&D drug programmes from discovery to PhaseIIb in disease areas such as ALS, Parkinson’s, Ulcerative Colitis and Sarcopenia.

The role

You are a statistical geneticist with a passion for using human genetic analysis to impact drug discovery programmes at BenevolentAI. You will join a team, based in central London’s knowledge quarter, building and deploying a suite of tools for causal inference and patient stratification in our drug discovery programmes. Working closely with colleagues from machine learning, data science and drug discovery, you will bring statistical genetics tools together with machine learning methods to generate new biological insights. You will bring your skills and experience to bear on diverse scientific and methodological questions that have direct impact on Benevolent’s drug discovery programmes.

Primary responsibilities

We’re looking for someone with...

Who are we?

We have assembled a diverse, exceptionally talented and spirited team to tackle the most pressing and challenging problems at the intersection of artificial intelligence and drug discovery. We bring our ideas and passion for new technology and medicine discover to life by questioning traditional scientific dogmas.

Our core values reflect who we are and how we work and they are so important to achieve our mission: Bring better medicine to patients faster.

Put patients first. Drive to delivery. Break boundaries. Own the solution.

Find out more

Apply for this job