10 Biopharma Companies Hiring AI/ML Talent Now

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As the number of employees laid off in the tech industry continues to grow, biopharma companies are increasingly recruiting talent who wish to transfer their skills to the life sciences. 

Specifically, those with skills in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are in high demand across the industry. And as long as life sciences companies continue investing in AI and ML, this demand will likely continue. 

Biopharma Companies Hiring AI/ML Talent Now

Here are 10 biopharma companies hiring AI/ML talent now, along with duties and qualifications for each role. 

Eli Lilly and Co.

Eli Lilly is looking for an AI/ML data scientist to join its genetic medicine team in Indianapolis. The job, posted April 14, would be best for someone with a Ph.D. or someone with a master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field with four years of related work experience. 

See more jobs at Eli Lilly and Co. 


AbbVie is hiring a senior machine learning engineer, I/II to join its Convergence AI and Data Analytics group in Lake County, Ill. The role is best for a Python developer with previous experience in machine learning, including graphical models and network analysis. 

See more jobs at AbbVie.

Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences is hiring a Sr Manager, Lead Integration Architect to lead the integration of software systems for its Enterprise Data and Analytics organization in Raleigh, NC. The role is best for someone with a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, at least eight years of industry experience and at least five years of experience working with cloud and web-based technology.

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is hiring an associate director and machine learning scientist to work in its Sleepy Hollow, NY office. A qualified candidate will have a Ph.D. or master's degree in computer science or a related field and at least three years of work experience in the life sciences. 

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D.E. Shaw Research

D.E. Shaw Research is hiring machine learning researchers and engineers to work on its drug discovery and computational biochemistry teams in New York City. Candidates with any level of experience are encouraged to apply. 

See more jobs at D.E. Shaw Research.


Recursion is hiring two senior machine learning product managers in its offices in Milpitas, Calif. and Salt Lake City. The ideal candidate has at least three years of experience with machine learning products and experience in product management or similar practices.

See more jobs at Recursion.

BigHat Biosciences

BigHat Biosciences is hiring a remote machine learning scientist to advance its iterative antibody optimization platform. To qualify, a candidate should have a Ph.D. or master's degree with at least two years of experience in a relevant domain, three years of experience developing AI/ML statistical models and a strong competency in Python.

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Nitto BioPharma

Nitto BioPharma is hiring a data scientist for its AI/ML drug discovery team in San Diego. The ideal candidate is proficient in Python and Linux bash scripting and has an M.S. in data science, machine learning, bioinformatics, cheminformatics or another related field. 

See more jobs at Nitto BioPharma.

Sage Therapeutics

Sage Therapeutics is hiring a machine learning and analytics platform architecture director to work remotely. The ideal candidate has a bachelor's degree, at least eight years of experience building data products, and at least five years of experience building large-scale analytics platforms. 

See more jobs at Sage Therapeutics.

InVitro Cell Research

InVitro Cell Research is hiring machine learning engineers in its Fort Lee, NJ offices. The ideal candidates have expertise in predictive statistics, analytics and modeling and a background in biomedical sciences is ideal. Experience working with Bayesian methods is also highly desirable. 

See more jobs at InVitro Cell Research. 

Rosemary Scott is a content editor at BioSpace, focusing on the job market and career development for professionals in the life sciences. You can reach her at rosemary.scott@biospace.com and on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosemaryscott/

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