Data Scientist, Real World Evidence within Oncology

€100 - €115 per hour
  1. Permanent
  2. Data Management
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 17 Sep 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A leading international healthcare company is seeking to recruit a Data Scientist, Real World Evidence within Oncology, to their team in Switzerland. The organisation is a global provider of automated laboratory instruments and solutions that develops, produces, markets, and supports automated workflow solutions that empower laboratories to achieve more. This vacancy is an excellent opportunity to work with a highly prestigious organisation whose historic presence has been a cornerstone in the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ask the right scientific questions, understand the evidence needs for research and development, regulatory, and market access, and ideate and make recommendations on fit-for-purpose data and analytics solutions.
  • Develop strategic plans to access fit-for-purpose data sources to support evidence generation and gain access to data through collaboration or data generation.
  • Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of the data we work with and foster learning with colleagues using analytical tools and applications to broaden data accessibility and advance our proficiency/efficiency in understanding and using the data appropriately.
  • Stay current with and adopt emergent analytical methodologies, tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches.
  • Apply rigor in study design and analytical methods; plan for data processing; design a fit-for-purpose analysis plan, assess effective ways of presenting and delivering the results to maximize impact and interpretability; implement and/or oversee the study, including its reporting; ensure compliance with applicable pharma industry regulations and standards.
  • Communicate findings to internal stakeholders, regulatory, health technology assessment (HTA) bodies and scientific communities; publish results; participate in external meetings and forums to present your insights (e.g. congress/conference).
  • Collaborate and contribute to functional, cross-functional, enterprise-wide or external data science communities, networks, collaborations, initiatives or goals on knowledge-sharing, methodologies, innovations, technology, IT infrastructure, policy-shaping, processes, etc. to enable broader and more effective use of data and analytics to support the business.

Skills and Requirements:

  • MSc or PhD in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, biostatistics, and/or public health (with focus on epidemiology/observational research).
  • Demonstrated track record of designing, developing, executing, and interpreting epidemiological or outcomes research projects, with publications and presentations.
  • Demonstrated experience with managing project scope and driving delivery in an evolving environment.
  • Relevant work experience
  • Good knowledge of drug development and life cycle management.
  • Good therapeutic and disease area knowledge (chronic diseases/oncology preferred).
  • Excellent knowledge in epidemiological methodology and ability to apply it within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proven ability to translate and communicate complex study design and findings to diverse audiences.
  • Please note that depending on your experience and qualifications, we may offer one of these titles: Data Scientist, Senior Data Scientist or Principal Data Scientist.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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