Executive Director Cancer Knowledge Base and Pharma

M2Gen Building, 10902 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612


Full Time


Day Shift


M2Gen is a health informatics solution subsidiary of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. M2Gen is the operational and coordinating center for the Oncology Research Information Exchange (ORIEN), an alliance of cancer centers across the US. We strive to be a leader in creating and delivering health informatics solutions through evidence-based approaches to predict and meet the needs of cancer patients. Be part of the cure by joining M2Gen's team and impacting the future of cancer care.

M2Gen is looking for an Executive Director, Cancer Knowledge Base and Pharma Services.

Position Highlights:

The Exec. Director, Cancer Knowledge Base and Pharma Services, will work internally with M2Gen (a for-profit subsidiary of the Moffitt Cancer Center focused on accelerating personalized medicine) IT, Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics and product teams and externally with pharma sponsors to provide top notch bioinformatics analysis support to pharma and cancer center collaboration projects. the person in this position will also responsible for development of a comprehensive knowledge base that incorporates all critical data for cancer genomics and genetics, cancer cell evolution, disease progression and response to treatments.

Ideal Candidate:

  • A well-known expert on bioinformatics, data analysis and cancer genomics and genetics.
  • Be very familiar with pharma drug development process and cancer drug pipelines, especially targeted therapies and immunoncology.
  • Possess strong leadership skills coupled with the ability to lead and influence cross-functional, cross-company teams as we establish new capabilities.
  • Demostrated significant track record of success in real world problem solving and peer reviewed publication
  • Expert in cancer genomics and genetics with a passion for science and oncology


  • Project conceptualization, design/guidance of analysis and execution
  • Build and manage data analysis group
  • Perform project based bioinformatics analysis and data interpretation.

Credentials and Qualifications:

·        Ph.D in Bioinformatics or related discipline required, with solid Mathematics and statistics.

·        10+ years of experience of bioinformatics and data analysis after PhD

·        10+ years supporting cancer drug development, 3+ years supporting immunoncology

·        Solid programming skills in R or high level programming language

·        Extensive expertise in omics data analysis, data QA/QC

·        Expert in biomarker discovery

·        Expert in cancer genomics and genetics, knowledge on current research progresses

·        Knowledge of public databases (e.g. TCGA, ICGC, cBioPortal) and data visualization tools (e.g., IGV, UCSC genome browser)




Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.