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Novartis Basel, BS, Switzerland
06/11/2019
Full time
data42 is Novartis’ transformational program to leverage 2 million patient-years of data in one of the largest and most diverse datasets in the pharma industry, with the ultimate moonshot goal to change the way we develop medicines. At Novartis, we believe that Artificial Intelligence combined with the wealth of our data and internal scientific expertise will transform life sciences. In our Executive Committee-sponsored program, we operate like an internal start-up to get more medicines to more patients faster by (1) making internal and external data machine learnable and (2) applying advanced analytics to derive insights that contribute to (3) increasing our understanding of the disease and medicine thereby (4) enhancing R&D decision-making With data42, we will deliver more value to patients while building a competitive edge for Novartis R&D The Strategic Program Director, data42 will have responsibilities for end to end delivery of enterprise wide big data and analytics platform called as data 42. Lead external engagements and partnerships for advancing the platform and analytics, define program vision and priorities (Annual and long term) and align the strategy with Program Sponsor, Head and ECN Steer CO. Work closely with key stakeholders to align expectations and ensure full support from the organisation. Build strategy for adoption and growth of the platform. Support in building momentum across the organisation. Define key priorities and success metrics for the program in alignment with executive sponsors. Support in achieving KPI’s. Review overall spend, contracts, expenses, resources and suggest required actions for optimum and efficient use of the budget. You will be responsible but not limited to: Program Strategy Build the long term Data42 program strategy taking into account internal and external considerations. Align the strategy with Program Sponsor, Head and ECN Steer CO. Ensure effective implementation of long term strategy by closely working with product teams and LT members Managing key Board Meetings Own and manage key board meetings with ECN and ECN-1 stakeholders Liaise with ECN members and Key stakeholders to gain support for the program and align priorities, direction and vision External Advisory Board Own and manage the external advisory board for data42. Define charter, purpose, cadence, membership and perks. Organize and run the external advisory board. Act as Board secretary. Ensure the meeting is productive, with right attendees. Drive Strategic projects Lead one or more cross-functional strategic programs sponsored by Program Head, Sponsor and ECN and with significant impact on the organization For strategically important projects drive project teams to solve complex problems Creates a structured program framework; able to deal with ambiguity, highly autonomous and able to report on program progression / issues to ECN, DCN, NLT and Program Sponsor Ensures the delivery and implementation on target, within budget and on time Accountable for cross-functional alignment and organizational support of the projects by facilitating internal and external stakeholder management Strategic Advisor to Program Sponsor and Head Advise Program Sponsor and Head on various strategic matters of importance.Take on ad hoc strategic task’s and projects to support Program sponsor vision along with Program Head.. Minimum requirements Bachelors/Master’s degree in scientific/technology discipline from top-tier university with consistent outstanding academic record. Past experience in entrepreneurship is highly desirable. Fluent oral and written English 8+ years of relevant experience in a multidisciplinary environment or in a line function (drug development) 3+ years multi/cross functional leadership experience Preferably solid knowledge of the NIBR &GDD organization, drug development process and operations Strong data and analytics background 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. We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine. Division Global Drug Development Business Unit GDO GDD Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular
Novartis Basel, BS, Switzerland
06/11/2019
Full time
35 bots live and 100s in the pipeline! As part an innovative multidisciplinary IT team in Novartis, you will part of the integral talent in collaborative innovative and agile teams that experiment, rapidly incubate, and establish to scale digital platforms that deliver value to Novartis in areas like Process Automation, Cognitive Computing (AI, ML), Natural Language Processing, etc. Major accountabilities Accountable to define machine learning solution architecture and engineering of identified automation problems/domains. Understand technology and infra constraints (eg: models, efficacy, data etc.) to conceptualize solutions within tight constraints of time & technology. Elaborate and describe the solution architecture holistically (i.e. considering all relevant viewpoints (e.g. functional Architecture, Data Architecture, Technical Architecture, Security Architecture, Performance Architecture, etc.). Elaborate the solution architecture for a specific solution based on architecture-significant requirements and company-wide architecture standards. Prove fit-for purpose of selected architecture by designing and building proof-of-concept solutions independently but in accordance with established architecture patterns. Validate solution architectures of the machine learning automation solutions regarding their adequacy and adherence to requirements and standards throughout the solution lifecycle. Track performance of the model/product once live and iterate the design of the machine learning models to achieve needed efficacy. Work with Delivery teams/BEF/Business SMEs to give inputs regarding the right end-to-end operating model for ML-solutions. Own support for product technology related issues to project and operations teams Define how the different solution components will need to interact and enable their implementation by the delivery teams. Minimum requirements Masters in Computer Science/Machine Learning/Statistics or equivalent areas Fluent in English, other languages beneficial Hands-on, passionate technologist with a ‘maker mindset’. At least 8-10 years total experience in IT in which at least 3-4 years is with designing and implementing AI/ML/NLP solutions Experience with using pre-configured ML services out of Azure/AWS to build out solutions. Experience building and deploying ground up ML models with Linear/Logistic Regression, Decision trees, Naive Bayes, Random Forest etc. Proficiency with one or more of the leading deep learning software packages: TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, or MXNet Global Mindset and communication skills; stakeholder influencing skills Experience and capability to work with different internal and external roles in a matrix organizational setup 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 empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks. We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine. Division NBS Business Unit IT NBS Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Information Technology Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular
Novartis Basel, BS, Switzerland
04/11/2019
Full time
20 petabytes of data! 2 million patient-years of information and 30 data domains from preclinical through Phase 3 trials! All waiting for you to unlock the next breakthrough in medicine. The Pre-Clinical Safety Project Pathology group in the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR), Basel, is looking for you, an inspiring leader and authority in machine/deep learning (ML/DL) and imaging data science. We seek a computational scientist to help us pioneer machine learning approaches for the analysis of histopathological whole slide images (WSI). Explore new ways to integrate WSI data with various data sources: in vivo (clinical observations, body and organ weights, clinical pathology and biomarker results and omics) and in vitro toxicology data (off target screening), publications, Real World Evidence (RWE), Electronic Health Records (EHR), clinical trials data, assay data, omics, clinical biomarkers and/or other sources to support decision-making for drug discovery. What you’ll be doing We want you to explore novel machine learning methods, extract reliable insight from Whole-slide images (WSI) and identify correlations with multiple related data sources helping us to better understand the mechanisms of toxicity and clinical translatability. Provide us with guidance on analysis methods, data visualization, data integration, computational infrastructure, HPC/Cloud workflows for computational pathology. Work with different line functions with a focus on digital pathology, secondary pharmacology and multi-modal data integration. Join our safety assessment teams with the responsibility of accelerating the application of computational pathology data annotation, analysis and building decision support algorithms. Share knowledge with colleagues and train them on ML and computational approaches including model understanding/interpretability. Represent us in external and intra-departmental collaborations. Engage with the broader data science community within Translational Medicine, with data science partners in functions across Novartis, as well as external partners. Minimum requirements What you will bring to the role: PhD in computer science, engineering, statistics, mathematics, or related field ideally with applications in biology. Strong knowledge of mathematical foundations of machine learning (including deep learning), signal processing and image processing. Solid experience in histo(patho)logy image analysis including applications of convolutional neural networks. Practical experience in one or more field-relevant programming languages such as Python, C/C++ and R. Hands-on experience with commonly used deep learning frameworks (e.g. TensorFlow, Pytorch) and model architectures. Good technical experience and organizational skills to lead complex machine learning projects/initiatives. Demonstrated ability to design, implement and rollout analysis solutions. Experience in data visualization and in designing custom practical interactive visual data exploration interfaces for domain specialists (incl. web-based GUI). Extensive experience designing and scaling up/implementing large data workflows (especially image data) using a scientific computing environment on Unix/Linux (HPC, AWS/Azure). Shown experience in pulling and consolidating data from multiple systems, geographical locations and in varied formats, database design and management. 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 empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks. We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine. Division NIBR Business Unit Translational Medicine Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular
Novartis Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
02/11/2019
Full time
AAA Statement Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, is an innovative radiopharmaceutical company developing, producing and commercializing molecular nuclear medicine theragnostics. AAA offers professionals the opportunity to face new challenges and pursue a career in a fast growing, technology driven healthcare company. We are passionate about improving patient health by leading innovation in nuclear medicine. We are looking for people who share our commitment to help us achieve this goal. Advanced Accelerator Applications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Job Description As an Intern/Junior Data Manager in AAA Clinical Data Management (DM) you will be responsible for DM activities on clinical trials under the oversight of the Trial Data Managers. Depending on the status of your allocated study, you will be responsible for activities such as User Acceptance Testing of the trial database and the development of high-quality deliverables (such as the Data Management/Handling Plan, Data Transfer Specifications, Edit checks/specifications and Cleaning plans). You will work in close collaboration with the DM vendor and have oversight of the data cleaning activities. At the end of your internship you will be expected to share lessons learned in a presentation outlining the lifecycle of data management with special consideration of timeline (key milestone) and budget aspects. This internship is for a duration of 6 months as of March 2020 (or to be determined). Applications need to include a CV and a motivational letter including your most prominent achievements (in English). Minimum requirements University/college student close to achieving Bachelor/Master’s degree or Junior Data Manager with Clinical Trial experience (e.g., Data Management, CRA activities). Knowledge of Clinical Development and Clinical Trials Excellent verbal and written skills in English Good attention to details and well organized Team player Division Oncology Business Unit ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS Country Switzerland Work Location Geneva Company/Legal Entity AAA International SA Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Internship
Novartis Basel, BS, Switzerland
14/10/2019
Full time
200+ number of Clinical Development projects currently in the Novartis pipeline. Many of these projects, which include new molecular entities as well as additional indications and different formulations for marketed products, are for medicines that could significantly advance treatment standards for patients worldwide. We are looking for an Associate Scientist to join our physical-chemical-analytical group within Biologics Technical Development to support our Biologics pipeline. Your responsibilities: Analysis and characterization of Biopharmaceuticals in early phase clinical development Development of chromatographic and electrophoretic analytical methods Independent planning, performance and evaluation of analyses Technical organization of an analytical lab and ability to work under time pressure Provide documentation of raw data, evaluation and contribute to interpretation of results Schedule and perform routine maintenance of lab instruments/equipment Contribute to lab procedures, reports and/or instructions and/or Instrument procedure, Lab Procedures according to Documentation Quality Practice Contribute to the evaluation of new lab equipment. Actively participate in project teams/meetings/networks Minimum requirements What you’ll bring to the role: Bachelor and / or Master Degree, apprenticeship or equivalent with specialization in analytical chemistry Fluent in English (written and spoken) Experience in protein analytics and in instrumental analytics (e.g. chromatography, electrophoresis or spectroscopy) Good organizational and team skills Why consider Novartis? 750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that, 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 empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks. We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine. Please make sure to submit a CV and a cover letter. Division Global Drug Development Business Unit TECHNICAL R & D GDD Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Temporary