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Digital Biomarker Biomedical Engineer

Lieu de travail Basel
Secteurs Pharmaceutique & Life Sciences
Type d'emploi contrat
Un salaire Negotiable
Référence BBBH557739

Digital Biomarker Biomedical Engineer

On behalf of our Pharma client, we are looking for a Digital Biomarker Biomedical Engineer for a 12 Month contract in Basel.


The perfect candidate:
The perfect candidate has a degree in biomedical engineering or a related field, more than 3 years experience with analyzing biomedical data and hands-on experience with statistics, as well as time series analysis and signal processing methodologies. Lastly, the person possesses profound knowledge in Python, R or a similar software.

General Information:

  • Start date: 01.11.2022
  • End date: 31.10.2023
  • Extension: possible
  • Workplace: Basel
  • Workload: 80-100%
  • Remote/Home Office: Home office possible, not fully remote (exceptions possible)


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Work on large amounts of sensor data from smartphones, wearables and other devices (e.g. predominantly IMU, touch screen) collected during the daily life of participants in clinical studies
  • Develop robust algorithms to infer a variety of disease symptoms in neurological diseases
  • Establish reliability, accuracy and validity of your novel algorithms
  • Use the data produced by your algorithms to help deepen the understanding of how impairments induced by neurological diseases impact the daily life of a patient
  • Work with our software developers to turn your algorithms into fully documented and validated high-quality code
  • Drive the understanding of the data analysis results by clinical development programs through the development of compelling narratives and presentation
  • Contribute to manuscripts for peer-reviewed journal articles to establish the biological, clinical and patient relevance of data collected in novel digital biomarker approaches
  • Contribute to the improvement and automation of the data processing and analysis pipeline across programs


Must Haves:

  • Very good university degree in biomedical engineering, mathematics, statistics, natural science or computer science
  • 3+ years of experience with analyzing biomedical data (preferred: accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer) collected preferably in neurological or musculoskeletal diseases
  • Hands on experience with basic statistics, time series analysis and signal processing methodologies (time and frequency domain -FFT, Wavelets-, system identification - AR, ARMA models)
  • Profound knowledge in Python, R or similar software packages/languages
  • Strong experience with analyzing and visualizing large data sets
  • Track record of writing compelling publications in high impact, peer reviewed journals
  • Self-starting team player with strong and collaborative "can-do" attitude
  • Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills in English


Nice to Have:

  • Hands on experience in Project Management / Project Support Experience in leading data analysis teams and device analysis strategies
  • Experience with software development processes and version tools (Git, Jira, etc.)
  • Experience with deep learning and other machine learning techniques
  • Experiences with hardware and sensor technology
  • Previous hands-on clinical experience with neuromuscular atrophies/dystrophies is also interesting
  • Experience in experimental/clinical study design

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Elaine Kanwar at +41 61 282 22 23

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