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Senior Data Scientist - Pharmaceutical

  • Salary: CHF78 - CHF106 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Other, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 02/05/2018
  • Job reference: J385743AJMK-020518
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Senior Data Scientist - Pharmaceutical

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. We are dedicated to connecting talented individuals with Business opportunities across a number of professional sectors, with IT being at the heart of our operations.

For one of our client, specialized in the pharmaceutical area with HQ in Basel, we are looking for a Senior Data Scientist.

This is a challenging contracting position starting ASAP until the end of September 2018.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Identify evidence needs & recommend data solutions: 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
  • Dive into Data: Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of the data we work with using analytical tools and applications
  • Be an expert in applying methods: Stay current with and adopt emergent analytical methodologies, tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches.
  • Produce high quality analyses: 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.


  • MSc, PhD or similar qualification in a quantitative data science discipline (e.g., statistics/ biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics)
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and execution of patient-level data analyses (e.g., observational research/real world data, registries, claims
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and excellent communication skills Proficiency in English, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in statistical programming languages (R, Python, SAS, etc.)
  • Experience implementing advanced analytics approaches
  • Experience with technologies required to undertake analyses on large data sources or with computationally intensive steps (SQL, Hadoop, Spark, etc.)
  • Experience producing interactive outputs (Shiny, etc.)
  • Contributor to open source packages, libraries or functions
  • Experience implementing reproducible research practices like version control (e.g., using Git) and literate programming
  • Experience analyzing RWD (non-interventional studies, electronic medical records, claims, disease registries etc.)

Location: Basel

Start Date: ASAP

If you are a result oriented Senior Data Scientist currently looking for a challenging new position that applies to your skills, then we look forward to receiving your application!

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