Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

PsychoGenics is a preclinical CRO with expertise in central nervous system (CNS) and orphan disorders. Our mission is to provide the best validated disease models and comprehensive preclinical capabilities to help companies discover the next generation of treatments for severely disabling CNS and orphan disorders and reduce the attrition rate in clinical development. We are known for our cutting-edge translational approach to research, our customized solutions, the breadth, and quality of our work, as well as for our ability to identify statistically relevant phenotypic changes that help our clients quantify the efficacy of their treatments before they move into the clinic. With an extensive portfolio of highly predictive disease models and unparalleled experience performing studies for biopharmaceutical companies of all sizes, we enable clients to deliver much needed superior clinical candidates to patients.

Job Overview: Work with cross-functional teams of software engineers and data scientists to develop advanced machine-learning technologies to support our preclinical research objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify data-driven opportunities to advance PGI’s business interests.
  • Design and build scalable services and specialized systems for machine-learning based data analytics.
  • Collaborate in the maintenance and development of PGI’s data collection systems, including sensor and processing modules, to improve system performance.
  • Research and implement new algorithms and workflows to align with company objectives and enhance predictive modeling capabilities.
  • Develop insightful visualizations to effectively communicate data with stakeholders.
  • Work with other departments in the analysis and interpretation of complex data projects.
  • Enhance the automation and reliability of PGI’s data collection, processing and analysis pipelines to improve efficacy and support continued business decisions.

Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 3+ years in Machine Learning or Data Science roles, demonstrating strong understanding of foundational concepts and practical applications.
  • Proven track record of developing and analyzing machine learning models in relevant industries, demonstrating strong technical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with a variety of machine learning models (e.g., decision trees, SVMs, linear models, Bayesian approaches) for classification, regression, and probabilistic modeling tasks.
  • Proficiency in Python (Pytorch, TensorFlow, Scikit-learn, SciPy, NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib); optional: Matlab, C/C++, Java.
  • Familiarity with storage and database systems (SQL, NoSQL, data warehousing) for efficient data management.
  • Hands-on experience processing rich sensor data types (analog sensors, camera feeds) for advanced data analysis and model training.
  • Comfortable working with large codebases and software systems, emphasizing modular design and scalability.
  • Proficient in version control systems (e.g., Git) and code tracking platforms (e.g., GitHub) for collaborative development and codebase management.
  • Experience with containerized services in datacenter or cloud environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) for deploying, orchestrating, and monitoring machine learning applications.

PsychoGenics is an affirmative action/veteran/disability/equal opportunity employer.

We take pride in maintaining a diverse work environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and allows our people to unleash their full potential.

Reasonable Accommodation

PsychoGenics provides qualified individuals with reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process. If you require assistance or need reasonable accommodation due to disability, please contact Human Resources at:


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