Data Scientist - Real World Evidence - 12-month Contract - Global Pharma

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  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Contract
  • Sector Pharmaceuticals

Job Summary

Contract Data Scientist, Data Scientist, Clinical Data Scientist, Real World Data Science Contract/Freelance, remote/home-based, UK. A brand-new opening has become available for a 12-month contract/freelance opportunity as a Data Scientist to join this renowned, top Biopharmaceutical company. This Global Pharma is looking to grow out its Real-World Evidence function and so are seeking new data scientists to help leverage a wide range of clinical data, looking at the design of new trials and understanding treatment patterns, to strengthen global development and commercialization. Dependent on level of experience, this role will see you taking on lead project responsibilities across multiple global, real-world evidence projects. There is also opportunity to develop and grow within this role, working closely with the management on a range of responsibilities. The position will suit an experienced data consultant with solid experience in programming (R, Python) and machine learning/AI methodologies.

Job Overview


This company has just over 11,000 employees globally, and yet due to the dedication and hard work, have achieved such groundbreaking success over the years that it is firmly sitting within the

world’s leading players in the pharmaceutical industry. This company continues to develop and offer a magnitude of innovative medicines onto market, ranging from HIV, oncology, inflammation, respiratory and cardiovascular conditions. Now with a global stamp this company is worldwide recognised as a leading research based organisation.


Chance to join this global pharma on an initial contract basis, paying a competitive daily rate, as a Data Scientist. The position is based at their Greater London site, with remote flexibility.

· Lead project team - train and mentor junior members.

· Develop advanced modelling algorithms.

· Deliver analysis of data form EMR and observational research by RWE strategies.

· Support technical teams to provide access to analytic tools and develop visual analytics to enable self-serving applications.

Searching for someone who has proven data science background, ideally at a senior/lead level previously and comfortable working in a hands-on capacity.

Skills Required


· Excellent data science background – 5+yrs.

· Appropriate statistical/computer science degree – BSc/MSc/PhD.

· Strong programming experience (python, R) and machine learning algorithms.

· Visualization tools such as Tableau and R shiny.

Contact Details

Location – Flexible remote working across the UK.

Length – 12-months with potential extension

Looking to shortlist and interview candidates in the coming week, so do not hesitate to apply.

Please contact Keeley Munday on 02030196022 or email your CV to

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