Teamwork, Excellence, Creativity and Entrepreneurial Spirit

At PsychoGenics we value teamwork, excellence, creativity and entrepreneurial drive. We are excited about our mission and endeavor each day to build a company that fosters that excitement. We believe that our employees are our most important and valued asset and we are committed to the creation of a working environment that encourages each employee’s professional and personal development. We believe in rewarding the efforts of our employees through competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits plan.

Job Openings

Data Scientist

In this role, candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team to design, develop & create analytical solutions through applications of Data Mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

Overview of Position:

Data scientist, with expertise in deep learning, Machine Learning, computer vision

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and evaluate novel machine learning algorithms for computer vision including object detection, segmentation and tracking
  • Handling and analysis of high-dimensional experimental data
  • Improve upon existing computational methods
  • Provide data analysis support to other divisions in the company
  • Present scientific and technical data reports

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Data Sciences or related fields with at least 5 years of experience in development/data analysis
  • Fluency in high-level programming and scripting languages (MATLAB, Python)
  • Experience with machine learning methods such as deep learning, SVM, decision tree.
  • Experience with DL processing frameworks such as, TensorFlow, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of Statistics
  • Experience developing algorithms for high dimension data analysis
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to present data to a multidisciplinary audience in a clear and cohesive manner
  • Excellent teamwork, time management and organizational skills
  • Experience in developing and evaluating machine learning methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Computational biology or Bioinformatics
  • PhD in Computer Science or Data Sciences or related fields
  • Working knowledge in Drug Discovery
  • Experience with “omics” and high-throughput biological data analysis
  • Fluency in C++ and/or C#
  • Experience developing software in a team environment
  • Functional knowledge of Object-Oriented and Agile software development paradigms
  • Experience working with relational DBSM such as SQL Server or Oracle
  • Experience working with noSQL databases (REDIS, ideally)
  • Experience with “big data” frameworks such as Hadoop
  • Experience programming against GPUs via CUDA or the like

To apply for the position please send your resume to Ian Russell

Sr. C++/.Net Developer Position

We have a great opportunity to contribute to line-of-business and bio-/chem-informatics/machine learning projects by designing and coding original ideas and solutions. You will be an essential member of a small Informatics team working together to use C++ and C# (as well as Java, Python and/or MATLAB, on occasion) to create scalable, high quality solutions to meet the demands of fast growing highly sophisticated biotechnology business. This work will be done in a team environment with constant communication among team members as well as internal and external clients. The work environment requires multi-tasking and delivering quality work on multiple projects. Your ability to communicate is one of the key components to your success in this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain C++/C# data analysis/processing projects
  • Develop cutting edge solutions to maximize performance and expand scalability and distributed processing capabilities of the system.
  • Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis of any problems.
  • Professionally communicate your designs and implementations to the members of the team and clients.
  • Manage timelines to complete objectives.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience developing and maintaining C/C++ and/or C# code
  • Experience in object-oriented software development environment
  • 1+ year(s) C# and .Net development
  • Familiarity with Java and/or Python development
  • Understanding of multi-tier application design and development
  • Experience developing and deploying software in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Able to manage own development schedule
  • Team player attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Immediate availability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CNS Drug Discovery and/or ChemInformatics background (a big plus)
  • Familiarity with basic electrical engineering principles
  • Working knowledge of cross-platform performance optimization primitive libraries (e.g., Intel IPP, XLib, OpenGL, OpenCV)
  • GPU-oriented development
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and their implementations (e.g., SVM, Bayesian Networks)
  • MATLAB development and deployment
  • Linux administration
  • Understanding of computer vision algorithms, encoding, pattern recognition and image/video analysis
  • ASP.Net and/or PHP development and deployment
  • T-SQL development and data modeling

To apply for the position please send your resume to Ian Russell

Neurodegeneration Group - Research Associate

This position is for a Research Associate for the Systems Biology/Neurodegenerative group at PsychoGenics (level of Research Associate commensurate with experience). Primary tasks performed on a daily basis in mice will include Test Article administration using various routes of administration, behavioral testing, tissue collection and data handling (graphing and analyzing data). Stereotaxic surgical techniques would be a plus, but not required. Strong organizational and multitasking skills required. Additional responsibilities include understanding of and compliance with company SOP’s and IACUC guidelines as well as safety and quality assurance standards related to the assigned work.

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in the biological sciences preferably related to behavior, pharmacology or psychology. Experience in handling and dosing of mice in a laboratory setting. Leadership, organizational, multi-tasking, trouble shooting and deductive reasoning skills required, along with a willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be willing to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Must be willing to follow proper protocol and safety procedures, as well as question and/or report any deviations to study protocols. Candidate should willing to learn new procedures and tasks quickly and efficiently, as well as being easily adaptable to changing testing methods. Candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and powerpoint.

Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required. PsychoGenics is not offering relocation or visa sponsorship for this position.

To apply for the position please send your resume to Kim Cirillo

Animal Care Technician

Provide animal care and husbandry in compliance with PGI Animal Care and Use Program Description, and in accordance with Animal Welfare regulations, AAALAC International Standard, PHS OLAW Assurance, and NYS DOH. Husbandry of rodents in the vivarium to include providing feed, water, clean cages, identifying sick animals, and notifying research staff according to established standard operating procedures. Maintenance of colony rooms to provide a healthy environment for animals. Receive shipments of animals. Assist with the following programs according to established standard operating procedures: Program of Veterinary Care, sentinel and quarantine programs, environmental monitoring, and pest control. Maintain documentation log sheets as required. Maintain vivarium experimental rooms and support areas as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Communicates information accurately, clearly, and concisely to ensure understanding. Follows established work schedules and communicates well with supervisor, demonstrating respect to management and colleagues.
  • Attention to detail mandatory, records information accurately, ability to follow instructions, and work both independently and as a team member.
  • Observes carefully in order to respond appropriately, answer questions, or obtains needed information to perform required tasks.
  • Cooperates and communicates with all PGI staff in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of research study information.
  • Demonstrates good judgment, completes assignments in a timely manner, and adjusts well to changes in work schedule, work flow, and priorities.
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 50 pounds and move heavy equipment around in a safe manner. Ability to stand, bend, reach, or crouch while working.
  • Ability to work on weekends and holidays as required to maintain compliance in oversight of animals 24/7.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • AALAS certification required within two years of employment at PGI.
  • Two years experience in a laboratory animal facility.

To apply for the position please send your resume to Denise Imbrogno

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  • PsychoGenics
  • 215 College Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
  • Tel: (914) 406-8019
  • Fax: (914) 406-8090