Principal Data Scientist – R&D Informatics

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

The Roche Pharma Research and Early Development Informatics team is the bridge between digital technology and science. We help drive medical innovation and are integral to the realization of truly Personalized Healthcare and the development of innovative treatments for patients.


We are shaping the digitization of Pharma R&D at Roche, and we are growing. We need innovative, dedicated people from a wide variety of backgrounds as we realize our vision.


Data Science is part of Roche’s Pharma Research and Early Development Informatics function. We are supporting our growing engagement to provide Digital Biomarkers to clinical study teams. In our team we focus on developing new algorithms to extract clinically relevant information from data captured with a variety of sensors and to interpret, visualize, and report these to different stakeholders.


As a Principal Data Scientist, your responsibilities will include

  • Understanding clinical disease phenomenology to propose meaningful features that can be gathered by digital devices
  • Implementing robust algorithms using established and novel methods to extract disease relevant measures from sensor data
  • Presenting approaches, algorithms, and findings to a broad variety of stakeholders
  • Being an influential contributor to the success of a multi-disciplinary team