Biostatistician & Data Scientist (m/f/d) within Roche Diagnostics Solutions R&D

Germany, Bavaria, Penzberg

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Your department

With a department of more than 100 data managers, statisticians, data analysts, and software engineers 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 Health Care and Companion Diagnostics projects.

Your objectives/tasks

  • Your focus area will be Personalized Health Care and Companion Diagnostics

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

  • You will be responsible for planning and analysis of pre-clinical and clinical studies

  • You will interact daily with project stakeholders (R&D, clinical science, 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

Our ideal candidate

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

  • Experience in life science/diagnostics/pharmaceutical industry or successful completion of clinical data analysis projects in academia

  • Expertise in statistical methods, such as classification, survival and longitudinal models

  • You are familiar with diagnostic statistical procedures: method comparison, logistics regression, ROC analysis, cut-off determination, bridging studies

  • Experience in design, analysis and evaluation of pre-clinical and clinical studies

  • Excellent knowledge of R and ideally Latex, knitr or R markdown

  • Enthusiasm to learn and implement new statistical methodology

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

  • English: fluent in speaking and writing

This position is limited to 3 years.

Application documents

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