Do you want a be a part of a unique multidisciplinary and international research team?

Senior Researcher - Life Sciences
Oslo, Norway
Frist utløpt

Bli kjent med DNV GL

The ideal candidate has both big picture understanding of personalized medicine and clinical genomics, as well as practical experience with bioinformatic tools used for analysis of clinical Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.

You are inspired by the promise of this field, but are aware of and critical to the technological, analytical, ethical and organizational barriers hindering its effective implementation. You bring strategic and systems thinking approaches to the table to enable quality assurance and data sharing in this area.

The successful candidate will be a part of a unique multidisciplinary and international research team with the opportunity of influencing DNV GL’s.

Life Sciences activities including:

  • Developing and conducting research and innovation projects related to the secure sharing of genomic and phenotypic data and developing the foundation for potential third party assurance services in this field. Specifically, you will contribute to:
  • applied research on quality assurance of next generation sequencing pipelines, including variant calling, interpretation and clinical reporting;
  • the development of solutions and data governance regimes for secure and responsible sharing of genomic information;
  • development of validation and verification approaches for software related to the processes above;
  • the identification and development of novel business models that could support a 3rd party role for DNV GL in this area;
  • the identification of key technology trends related to bioinformatics, NGS and precision medicine.
  • Building international networks to develop initiatives and projects related to point 1 including the development of funding proposals.
  • Engage with key patient, research, clinical and policy stakeholders related to the use of NGS technology within precision medicine.
  • Produce technical reports, scientific papers, non-technical reports and professional presentations.
  • Guide and supervise other team members, as well as collaborate with the Information Technology program, GTR and the wider life sciences environment globally across DNV GL.


  • Master degree or higher in life sciences, with bioinformatics focus
  • Demonstrated practical experience within bioinformatics, preferably in the clinical setting
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills in English.


  • Experience with developing NGS variant pipelines including the curation of clinical variants
  • Experience with generation/successful research grant applications.
  • Publication and conference presentation record

Our ideal candidate will possess:
Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, is a strategic thinker, enjoys collaboration and ensures a system-wide approach in his/her work, and demonstrates competencies which value respect, performance excellence, and motivation to innovate.

For more information about the position, please contact:
Bobbie Ray-Sannerud, Program Director, DNV GL GTR Life Sciences program, bobbie.nicole.ray-sannerud@dnvgl.com

Om arbeidsgiveren

Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, certification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to customers across a wide range of industries including healthcare, maritime, oil & gas and energy. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 14 000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL has formulated a strategic expansion plan to take a leading assurance position in the life sciences sector with a focus on Food & Beverage and Healthcare. As part of this plan DNV GL Group Technology and Research (GTR), is expanding the Life Sciences team.

Specifically, the Life Sciences program is working with leading research and clinical teams to explore how facilitation of data sharing and quality assurance in next generation sequencing (NGS) pipelines can contribute to the implementation of precision medicine.

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FINN-kode: 98764106

Sist endret: 5. jul 2017 14:16

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Bobbie Ray-Sannerud
Program Director
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Rapporter annonse

FINN-kode: 98764106

Sist endret: 5. jul 2017 14:16