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Vertex Ventures Israel
Vertex Ventures Israel

Senior Data Scientist (Spatial Biology)



Data Science
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024


We are hiring a senior data scientist to join Nucleai’s data science team.

A cancer patient wants to know that their diagnosis and treatment are determined with the greatest precision and preferably using the most advanced technology. At Nucleai, we bring cancer patients cutting-edge AI-based technology by improving biopsy interpretation with machine learning and creating novel precision medicine technology. Come join our team of experienced AI engineers and world-renowned clinicians, and help us make a difference.

At Nucleai, we believe that talents are our most valued asset, and as such, hiring the right people is one of our most strategic missions.

Position Overview

The data science team provides the bottom line to our customers – which patients are the best fit for a cancer treatment and what is the chance of success.

We do it by analyzing medical images and clinical data, researching spatial features, developing predictive models and applying statistical methods to evaluate the results.


  • Independently lead the data science perspective in any project or assignment – from data mining, through developing new algorithms, to analyzing results and providing professional insights and guidelines.
  • Contribute to the team's internal codebase with high-quality code and development standards.
  • Augment our knowledge and best practices, adopt relevant SOTA data science methods and practices.
  • Work closely with medical doctors, product and project managers, research scientists and software developers to focus your efforts, build new capabilities and provide value to your colleagues and our customers.



  • Background in relevant biology domains is required - degree and/or industry experience.
  • Advanced degree in relevant technical domains e.g. computer science, statistics, bioinformatics.
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience including a proven track record in the ML domain.
  • Hands-on experience with Python (professional developer is a plus).
  • Get the job done attitude. Proven track record of success in delivering complex projects.
  • Strong interest in working on medical problems and taking a leading part in the field of digital pathology.
  • Clinical trials data analysis, computer vision, genomics, publications - Big advantage

Why join us?

There are plenty of reasons:

  • Your job matters, use your experience and skills to implement solutions that save lives.
  • Come as you are, Do what you love: We are a diverse team who are inspired to let our people bring their real self to work by providing an inclusive respectful work environment, and openness to feedback and ideas.
  • Won the Atlas Award.
  • Work with amazing people that share a passion for using technology as a tool to achieve great things.