Data Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Data Management
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 01 Sep 2020

An exciting role has arisen for a talented Data Scientist in Basel. This is an amazing opportunity to join a global pharmaceutical company and solidify your career as a Scientist.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop an understanding of organizational priorities and early insight into changing project needs
  • Develop software solutions or self-service tools with the appropriate compliance requirement
  • Translate unstructured and complex safety questions into the right data science problems, predictive models, statistical tests, and analytical solutions
  • Develop a robust understanding of clinical, and real-world data sources, their structure, provenance, and quality
  • Apply data wrangling when necessary and always ensure good programming practise are used
  • Train, lead and mentor junior members of the group
  • Delivers subject matter expertise for analytics across stakeholders from the PS organization.

Skills and Requirements

  • MSc. (with 3+ years of experience) or PhD in in a quantitative discipline
  • Experience in working with complex numerical challenges/ tasks
  • Experience with applied (bio)statistics required (e.g., mixed effects models)
  • Experience with longitudinal data analysis is a plus
  • Experience in medical field or analysis of human behaviour is a plus
  • Fluency in Python required
  • Fluency in R, and/or MATLAB is a plus
  • Experience in digital biomarker validation is a plus

To Apply

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