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Senior Data Science Associate

Utrecht, Netherlands

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

The role

On our adventure of creating therapeutic antibodies, Genmab is expanding their Discovery Data Science team in Utrecht. Therefore, we're looking for several Senior Data Science Associates to join our us! This is a highly collaborative role within the Discovery Data Science team which is embedded in the Discovery research department. This is the perfect role for young professionals who want to make a step towards industry.

You will work in a multidisciplinary, international team of twenty experienced senior data science associates and (senior) scientists with deep knowledge of immunology and antibody development, with the goal of developing new, groundbreaking antibody therapeutics for cancer and immune diseases. We apply advanced data analysis methods, leveraging both in-house generated and publicly available data, to help develop and improve our therapeutics. Projects involve applying computational biology approaches/omics data analyses to facilitate target discovery and product discovery.

Genmab places a high value on new, transformational data-science approaches to enhance our drug discovery and development efforts. As a Senior Data Science Associate in the Discovery Data Science department, you will make an impact on the development of ground-breaking new medicines to serve patients with unmet medical needs. In addition, as a fully integrated biotech company, Genmab will give you the chance to experience drug development from discovery to translation into the clinic.


  • You will work closely with data scientists and wet-lab scientists to curate and analyze experimental data.

  • You perform advanced data analysis of public and internal omics data in close collaboration with a senior data scientist. You will work independently at the task level, while benefiting from guidance at the project level.

  • You translate findings into insights by generating compelling visualizations for reports and presentations.

  • You communicate your findings to colleagues with a diverse scientific background.

  • You participate in scientific discussions and share your ideas based on your expertise.

  • You provide biological interpretations of your results to teams with diverse scientific backgrounds.


  • You hold a MSc degree (or BSc + multiple years of experience) in bioinformatics, genomics, immunology, life sciences or related fields.

  • You have 0-2 years' experience in a comparable role, preferably in industry.

  • You code proficiently in R or Python.

  • You are familiar with version control system such as Git.

  • You have experience in omics data analysis (such as bulk or single- cell RNAseq).

  • You have basic knowledge on cancer biology, genomics or immunology.

  • You are an enthusiastic, creative, goal orientated, pro-active and out-of-the-box thinker with a strong ability to work collaboratively.

  • You are a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills with great command of English, written and spoken.

  • You can work 32-40 hours/week and approx. 2-3 days per week at our offices in Utrecht.

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website .

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website .

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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