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Statistical Scientist

About the employer
  • Roche
  • Suisse

Job description

The Nonclinical Biostatistics group, part of Roche’s global biostatistics organization, has an opportunity for an exceptionally talented and self-motivated data scientist to support technical operations, our global Pharma manufacturing organization. We partner with scientists and engineers to develop novel manufacturing processes to make new medicines, ensure quality, and improve commercial manufacturing operations. We work as full members and key partners of multi-disciplinary teams. We combine our expertise in applied statistics with our business knowledge to define and solve the right problems and to provide strategic input to maximize business impact.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide statistical expertise and develop data science solutions to nonclinical activities, including commercial manufacturing and quality control
  • Build strategic partnerships with collaborators and promote data driven decision making in nonclinical areas of drug manufacturing and development
  • Develop and deliver data science courses to nonclinical audiences
  • Collaborate with scientists in support of external publications
  • Keep abreast of new developments in data science, drug development, and regulatory guidance through literature review, conference attendance, and professional activities

Who you are:

  • Ph.D. or a Master’s degree with at least 3 years of experience in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, or mathematics
  • Good understanding of theoretical and applied statistics, including design of experiments, statistical process control, time series, machine learning
  • Consulting experience combined with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience in data analysis using Python
  • Experience with software such as R, SAS, or JMP
  • Knowledge of relational databases
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Passion for collaboration and learning

Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 10,700 employees from over 100 countries come together at our Basel/Kaiseraugst site, which is one of Roche`s largest sites.


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Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees also benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Level:

Individual contributor