Statistical Data Scientist in Personalized Healthc...

Job description

The Position

Your department

With a department of more than 100 biostatisticians, data scientist, and data managers located at Roche Diagnostics sites in Penzberg, Indianapolis, and Mannheim, we support global projects for bringing new diagnostics to patients.

Your Team

We are looking for a biostatistician/clinical data scientist for our site in Penzberg. The team is focusing on applying state-of-the-art statistical and data science methodologies in order to advance Personalized Healthcare and Companion Diagnostics projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Your focus area will be Personalized Healthcare and Companion Diagnostics data science.

  • You will act as a project statistician/data scientist to support development of new biomarkers.

  • Moreover, you will be responsible for planning and analysis of analytical and clinical studies

  • You will interact daily with project stakeholders (R&D, clinical operations, clinical development, regulatory, business, external partners, and customers) to capture requirements for data analysis and communicate back the results.

  • You will have a chance to apply state-of-the-art multivariate machine learning techniques for development of novel clinical algorithms.

Who you are?

  • You have completed a University degree in (bio-)statistics or related subjects (e.g. mathematics, bioinformatics, physics) with substantial experience in statistics; preferably with a Ph.D.

  • You have experience in life science/diagnostics/pharmaceutical industry or successful completed clinical data analysis projects in academia

  • In addition, you hold expertise in statistical methods, such as classification, survival and longitudinal models

  • You are familiar with diagnostic statistical procedures: Logistic regression, ROC analysis, cut-off determination, method comparison, and are experienced in the design, analysis, and evaluation of analytical and clinical studies.

  • You have excellent knowledge of R and LaTeX, ideally knitr or R markdown

  • You are enthusiastic about learning and implementing new statistical methods

  • Additionally, you have excellent communication, organizational and documentation skills and are fluent in English (spoken and written), German is an advantage.

This is who we are:

Roche is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to ensure that our teams represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Encouraging diversity allows us to create a great workplace and innovate for patients. The wellbeing of our staff and patients is our top priority.

Your application:

Please upload your current and meaningful CV and the transcript / certificate of your highest academic degree. A letter of motivation is not obligatory, but can be attached.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Roche at Penzberg, near Munich, employs more than 5,000 people. The site is one of the largest biotechnology centers in Europe and the only Roche site with research, development and production for both Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics under one roof. From your beginning with Roche, our motivated team will welcome and support you. Numerous opportunities for personal development, flexible work hours, attractive compensation packages and special family assistance programs are available.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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