Head Data Scientist - Causal Predictive Lead, Innovation AI Lab

Head Data Scientist - Causal Predictive Lead, Innovation AI Lab

Job Description

Two companies and one incredible alliance!

Novartis and Microsoft have formed an alliance to utilise data & Artificial Intelligence (AI) in order to develop transformative medicines faster and more cost-effectively for patients worldwide.

We are seeking an inspiring leader and team builder to join the Novartis Innovation AI Lab to advance the field of Life Science and healthcare analytics.

In this newly formed alliance with Microsoft, you will lead Causal & Predictive analytics capabilities for Novartis.

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Build Novartis’ Causal & Predictive centre of excellence to make it a team of international reputation.
• Take a hands-on role and coach data science teams to deliver on multiple highly visible projects.
• Serve as an ambassador for Novartis Data Science by presenting and publishing articles at conferences, business meetings and academic institutions.
• Facilitate design and creation of knowledge repositories
• Collaborate with the Digital and Data Science and Artificial Intelligence teams and inspire others on culture change.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• An advanced degree (master’s or doctoral) in a highly quantitative field including but not limited to Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Physics.
• English - Fluent written and spoken.
• Five or more years of relevant thought leadership experience in Causal & Predictive analytics.
• A consistent track record of communicating and partnering with senior stakeholders to deliver scalable global solutions.
• Experience conducting end-to-end analysis for large scale healthcare data sets.

Desirable requirements:

• Cross-industry experience highly preferred and previous experience in either pharma, biotech or healthcare desired.

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidised dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, and learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?

750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Novartis Ireland Ltd. has been certified as a Top Employer 2019 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Novartis Ireland Limited
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