Real World Data Scientist in Basel

Barbara Sorce, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
jetzt bewerben

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


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

Real-World Data Scientist (100%)

Contract: 1 year with the possibility of extensionStart date: asap (max 1 month of notice)Remote/Home Office: Home office possibleTravelling: 10% max - not at the moment


  • Identify evidence needs & recommend data solutions: Ask the right scientific questions, understand the evidence needs for research and development, regulatory and market access, and ideate and make recommendations on fit-for-purpose data and analytics solutions.
  • Develop data strategy & gain access to data: Develop strategic plans to access fit-for-purpose data sources to support evidence generation, and gain access to data through collaboration or data generation.
  • Dive into data: Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of the data we work with and foster learning with colleagues using analytical tools and applications to broaden data accessibility and advance our proficiency/efficiency in understanding and using the data appropriately.
  • Be an expert in applying methods: Stay current with and adopt emergent analytical methodologies, tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches.
  • Produce high quality analyses: Apply rigor in study design and analytical methods; plan for data processing; design a fit-for-purpose analysis plan, assess effective ways of presenting and delivering the results to maximize impact and interpretability; implement and/or oversee the study, including its reporting; ensure compliance with applicable pharma industry regulations and standards.
  • Interpret and share results: Communicate findings to internal stakeholders, regulatory, health technology assessment (HTA) bodies and scientific communities; publish results; participate in external meetings and forums to present your insights (e.g. congress/conference).
  • Collaborate & shape: Collaborate and contribute to functional, cross-functional, enterprise-wide or external data science communities, networks, collaborative groups, initiatives on knowledge-sharing, methodologies, innovations, technology, IT infrastructure, policy-shaping, processes, etc. to enable broader and more effective use of data and analytics to advance science. 



  • MSc, PhD in a quantitative data science discipline (e.g., epidemiology or statistics/biostatistics) (****)
  • Between 2 to 4 years’ experience in RWD and CER particularly: demonstrated track record of developing and executing data science research projects, patient-level data analyses (e.g., real-world data, surveys, clinical trials, registries, claims, genomic or imaging data) with publications and presentations (*****)
  • Experience in industry: pharma or large CRO (*****)
  • Demonstrated experience with managing project scope and driving delivery in an evolving environment requiring proactivity and effective problem-solving and prioritization when faced with challenges
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial mindset and self-direction, ability to teach others and willingness to learn new techniques

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with either Oncology or Neuroscience (***)
  • Experience working with Flatiron (company & systems used there (***)