Internship - Software Developer for Drug Repurposing

Institution/Company:
Fabiotech Inc.
Location:
Vaughan, ON, Canada
Job Type:
  • Programmer/Developer
Degree Level Required:
Student
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Internship - Software Developer for Drug Repurposing

We are an exciting and dynamic startup with a mission to find blockbuster drugs through drug repurposing. This is a ground-floor opportunity for you to gain valuable experience and to accelerate your career objectives. You will be responsible for designing and building a next-generation drug repurposing software platform. We are looking for someone who cares deeply about drug repurposing and is excited with the opportunity in finding novel drugs for rare and neglected diseases. As part of the job, you will also work on expanding our ability to analyze millions of scientific journals and other data sources to extract valuable scientific insights and drug repurposing candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain Company’s proprietary drug repurposing software platform

  • Build and maintain databases of related drug repurposing systems, including data sanitization. and automatic updates

  • Collaborate on tasks related to interpreting drug-disease and drug-target interactions and ai-based drug design

  • Assist in communicating research findings in validation notes, case studies, publications, patents, and other forms of documentation

Qualifications:

  • A Bioinformatics and/or Computer Science student wanting to prove yourself, test your limits, build great software, review scientific papers and analyze data to discover next-generation drugs

  • A general understanding and experience with Python, Django / PostgreSQL, Javascript / React, Gitlab

  • A general understanding of modern machine learning techniques and principles

  • Experience with cloud computing and storage (i.e. Google Cloud Platform)

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Strong portfolio of past projects

  • One or more peer-reviewed publications demonstrating proficiency in computational science or bioinformatics

  • How to Apply

    If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, we invite you to send your resume via email to fabio@fabiotechinc.com.

Additional Information

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

Contract length:

  • 4 months. If there is a great fit, this position can lead to a longer-term commitment, which will also depend on your commitments and objectives.

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