Digital Biomarker Scientist a Basel

Barbara Sorce, Basilea Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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Basel, Basilea-Città
Life Sciences
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Barbara Sorce, Basilea Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
058 201 55 50


For our pharmaceutical client in Basel, we are looking for a

Digital Biomarker Scientist

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Latest start date: 3 months’ notice is acceptable
  • End date: 1 year duration
  • Remote/Home Office: Home office at the moment but candidates should expect some onsite as soon as the situation allows


Tasks & Responsibilities:


  • Work in cross-functional teams to define unmet measurement needs and design/refine digital biomarker approaches; conduct supportive solution landscaping, literature and data reviews
  • Develop user requirements for digital biomarker solutions and collaborate with the technical team to successfully implement or source these solutions
  • Design and execute advisory boards and qualitative studies, including physician and patient focus groups, e.g. to establish clinical meaningfulness and patient relevance of digital biomarkers and digital clinical outcomes and optimize the usability of remote patient monitoring solutions
  • Design and project manage small, targeted studies or technical assessments to complement main clinical studies, e.g. laboratory assessments, bridging studies, etc.
  • Provide guidance on clinical study designs and the analyses required to get from raw sensor data to digital biomarkers and digital clinical outcomes, and ultimately clinical trial endpoints; draft input for protocols and informed consents
  • Project manage the deployment of the remote patient monitoring solutions in clinical studies, train clinical sites and provide operational support
  • For regulatory filing packages (e.g. FDA, EMA), provide digital biomarker and digital clinical outcome subject matter expertise and write required content and documentation

Must haves:

  • Advanced degree in cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, outcomes research, psychometrics, or a related medical or natural science discipline (*****)
  • Min 3 years of experience in clinical research and experimental design, ideally in a pharmaceutical or related industry setting (*****)
  • Experience in measurement development for clinical trials, including psychometric analyses (*****)
  • Real passion for transforming healthcare using digital technology, especially for modernizing clinical endpoints in drug development and improving disease management and patient care
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven project management skills, including the ability to shape and manage project scope
  • Structured approach, with an ability to work in complex, fast changing environments
  • Scientific, data driven mindset
  • Self-starting, problem solving attitude
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to learn new things
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with stakeholders and influence without authority
  • Strong business English

Nice to have

  • Previous clinical experience in neuroimmunological (e.g. Multiple Sclerosis), neurodevelopmental (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder), neurodegenerative (e.g. Parkinson's disease) and neuromuscular disorders (e.g. Spinal Muscular Atrophy)(***)
  • Experience with software development projects, and especially with functional requirement models like use case and user story development, and requirement gathering (**)
  • Previous experience with analyzing data and/or implementation of information workflows