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Principal Data Scientist: Causal Inference

Company: Eqrx
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Team: Integrated Data ScienceWho We AreWe're a new kind of biotech, one with a bold mission to bring innovative new medicines at dramatically lower costs.What You'll DoYou will use novel computational and causal inference techniques to connect real-world data to clinical studies and speed the development of medicines. You will understand and quantify the meaning, applicability, and extensibility of results from observational and randomized clinical experimentation and build tools to provide actionable insights for rapid clinical trialing and value propositions of EQRx programs. You will integrate disparate patient level data sources, extract consistent information across ontologies, and derive insights from disparate data sources to enable clinical experts to drive EQRx's strategy to dramatically lower drug prices and promote equity and access. Using modern data science tools and machine learning, you will help build a data-driven, end-to-end digital-native life sciences company, enabling our core mission of rapid, equal, and equitable access to medicines.The Impact You Will HaveThis role will use causal inference approaches to speed the development and trialing of novel medicines through the unification, comprehension, and modeling of human health and disease across disparate data sources. You will drive the adoption of machine learning for the improvement of human health in building a radically different, digital-native, and data-first life sciences company.Your Professional SuperpowersYou have 8+ years of experience in data science in the life science/healthcare industryYou have a PhD (preferred) or Masters (with 3+ additional years of experience) in a quantitative scientific field such as physics, computational biology, statistics, etc.You have hands-on experience with causal inference for real-world patient data and experience as a technical leader delivering usable products to facilitate clinical decision-makingYou have significant experience with machine learning with a principles-first approach, tailoring the methodology to the problem, ideally in the healthcare/biopharma spaceYou are fluent in Python (strongly preferred) or R and cloud-native data science toolsYou thrive working with messy and complex data, understanding the key nuances behind their generation and being able to model them with quantitative and machine learning toolsYou are an outstanding communicator, able to translate complex analyses into insightful visuals and presentations for audiences with a wide range of technical backgroundsYou are empathetic with end users; proficient at turning business and scientific questions into testable, clean, and reproducible data scientific workflowsYou have a quick and flexible mind, able to rapidly learn new techniques for using data science, machine learning, and causal inference approaches to improve decision-making and workflowsYou are an avid reader of the literature; excited to try novel tools and techniques to solve problemsWe consider these behaviors we seek in all EQRx employees:You can participate and work effectively on multiple cross-functional teamsYou play well in the sandbox. You understand relationships are key and have strong interpersonal skillsYou are a leader; teams love working with you and you are someone who takes pride in mentoring and supporting the careers of othersYou're a team player who is willing to roll-up your sleeves and get the job doneAre you bold enough? Your work should matter and allow you the freedom to be 100% you. We spend too much time and effort in our career to not feel excited and proud about what we do and who we do it with. In other words, your career is too important for your next move to be just another job, so let's work together to change the world and bring affordable medicines to all patients.We aren't about a bunch of empty slogans on a wall or words on a coffee cup - you can find that in lots of places. We are a culture of individuals with diverse backgrounds and personalities. What does EQRx stand for?EQuality Medicines: Equally good or better, innovative medicinesEQuitable Medicines: Making innovative medicines affordableEQual Access: Sustainable, frictionless access for people to cutting-edge medicinesWe have a bold mission and are looking for equally bold people who want to join us and help make a difference in the world. If you want to grease the wheel we are definitely not for you. Want to build the wheel? We might be just what you are looking for.Subject to legally required accommodations, candidates should be aware that EQRx currently maintains a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. EQRx is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Jobble

Keywords: Eqrx, Cambridge , Principal Data Scientist: Causal Inference, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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