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Head of Reverse Translational Machine Learning and

Company: Biogen
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: July 29, 2022

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Job DescriptionJob Description

About This Role At Biogen Digital Health (BDH), we aspire to transform Biogen and patients' lives by making personalized & digital medicine in neuroscience a reality. Powered by data-science and digital technologies, we drive solutions to advance research, clinical care, and patient empowerment. Our team strives for real impact through excellence, innovation, and collaboration.The Head of Reverse Translational Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (MLAI) will serve as an expert in the field of MLAI to develop disease typing, risk stratification, and personalized medicine solutions through the development and validation of transformative algorithms using MLAI technologies. This role will report to the Head of Evidence Generation and Advanced Analytics in BDH Sciences.What You'll Do

  • Serve as global strategic lead of a cross-functional team of data scientists dedicated to the development of MLAI omics and imaging based biomarkers to support disease typing, risk stratification for disease progression, and precision medicine solutions for the treatment of neurological disease
  • Lead Reverse Translational MLAI to drive omics and imaging biomarker-related expertise within BDH Sciences, partner with data scientists throughout BDH to accelerate innovations in MLAI algorithm development, develop and implement validation and QA/QC standards for MLAI algorithms, and provide technical leadership on infrastructure development for a new neurology analytic platform
  • Provide best-in-class technical expertise in MLAI algorithm development with a specific focus on neurodegenerative diseases, advance development of digital biomarkers that improve the benefit-risk profile of treatments for neurological disease, serve as companion diagnostics and facilitate and guide treatment decision-making in clinical practice
  • Further our understanding of disease types, disease progression and treatment response through omics and imaging-based biomarkers that incorporates clinical trial datasets, real-world datasets and real-world publicly available registry data
  • Lead the communication of results, including at conferences and in peer-reviewed publications for audiences in the therapeutic area of interest, including MLAI and digital medicine
  • Participate on the Evidence Generation and Advanced Analytics (EGAA) leadership team in BDH Sciences, together with the Advanced Analytics, Digital Medicine, and Precision Medicine and Methodologic Innovations teams, to set the strategic vision for cutting edge, integrated evidence generation within BDH SciencesWho You AreYou combine strategic thinking and scientific rigor with exceptional execution, and you strive for excellence in all that you do. You are passionately committed to making a difference in patients' lives, and you foster a culture of trust and empowerment that encourages openness, ideation, failing forward, and experimentation. You think big, start small, scale fast, and you know that magic happens through diversity of thought, expertise, culture, and background. Have the strategic vision and objective to make Biogen a recognized leader in digital health neuroscience, hence contributing to our corporate vision & strategy.*LI-RD8 Qualifications

    Required Education/Skills
    • 12 to 15-years' industry experience, alternatively extensive leadership experience in academic or clinical centers of excellence.
    • PhD in computer science, engineering, statistics or related field
    • Experience leading high-performing teams of PhD-level data scientists
    • Expertise in neurological diseases including Alzheimer's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinsonā€˜s Disease.
    • Ability to integrate related knowledge in the field of MLAI algorithm development into omics and brain imaging data dimensions.
    • Track record of initiating and managing complex, interdisciplinary research projects and teams, especially in the fields of software and technology implementation in support of clinical studies.
    • Strong track-record of scientific publications in the field of MLAI in neurology.Why Biogen Digital Health? You will join an international, diverse team of 100+ talented humans who are passionate about making our vision a reality. Our team at Biogen Digital Health rejects the status quo and lives by agile principles. You'll work directly with an outstanding team of neuroscientists, clinicians, data scientists, biostatisticians, digital product managers, user experience designers, and engineers that work across disciplines to make a lasting impact for patients.

      Additional Information

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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