Data Science Lead, Acute Care

Schweiz, Zug, Rotkreuz

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Who We Are

Roche Diagnostics International Ltd in Rotkreuz is one of the world’s leading providers of diagnostic system solutions for clinics, laboratories and doctors’ offices. The company employs over 2200 people in Rotkreuz and is one of Roche Diagnostics main sites. 

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Position

The Roche / GE Healthcare partnership Acute Care Program is developing digital solutions that will enable clinicians to identify deteriorating patients and those at-risk for sepsis sooner.  The Acute Care team will leverage GE Healthcare’s “in vivo” and Roche’s “in vitro” expertise and assets (including artificial intelligence, deep learning, commercial, and clinical) towards product development goals.  

The team needs a Data Science Lead responsible for developing clinical algorithms and improving product development goals using Roches “in vitro” biomarker solutions and related in scope assets

The advertised position offers:

  • Responsible for co-developing clinical algorithms with a focus on biomarkers (commercially available and in development) as part of a digital product development program 

  • Leverage data science expertise to shape the project strategy

  • Works closely with the Acute Care Algo and Clinical teams to develop and validate algorithms

  • Responsible for applying machine learning and biostatistical approaches towards patient and laboratory data to improve the clinical decision support tools being developed

  • Supporting the acquirement of internal/external data sets to accelerate clinical algorithm development 

  • As a domain expert, the Data Science Lead will be responsible for presenting the product to customers, users groups, etc. 

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

To be successful in this role (you have to):

  • Experience in applying advanced machine learning models towards clinical and multi-biomarker data in patient care 

  • Experience in the development of diagnostic solutions with a focus on biomarkers and clinical algorithms

  • Understanding of critical care in a clinical setting is a plus 

  • Preferably record of contributions to peer-reviewed publications, ability to write and publish data

  • Ability to work well with varying types of roles and teams (data scientists, clinicians, engineers, marketing, etc.)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Academic degree in data science, statistics or related fields preferred. PhD is a plus.

  • Industry experience in an international, matrix environment and ability to work effectively in a complex environment across various teams and cultures

The person will be required to travel