Director – Image Analytics, Novartis AI Innovation Lab

    • Cambridge, MA

Job Description
Two companies and one incredible alliance. Novartis and Microsoft have formed alliance to leverage data & Artificial Intelligence (AI) to develop trans-formative medicines faster and more cost-effectively for patients worldwide. We are seeking a thought leader and team builder to join the Novartis Innovation AI Lab to advance the field of Life Science and healthcare analytics. In this newly formed alliance with Microsoft, you will lead analysis of large image data sets for Novartis.
Your responsibilities:
In this newly created Director role, you will:

• Lead independently end-to-end analysis of image data sets
• Take a hands-on role and deliver on multiple highly visible data science projects
• Serve as an ambassador for Novartis Data Science by presenting and publishing articles at conferences, business meetings and academic institutions
• Facilitate design and creation of knowledge repositories
• Keep ahead of latest development in the field and mentor associates
• Collaborate with the digital and DSAI teams
• Inspire others on culture change

EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements
What you'll bring to the role:
• An advanced degree (master's or doctoral) in a highly quantitative field including but not limited to Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Physics/Chemistry/Biology
• Three or more years of relevant thought leadership experience in image and video analytics. Experience with deep learning approaches to image/video/pixel analysis
• Experience conducting end-to-end analysis various imaging modalities such as PET, MRI, Pathology Images. Application particularly to ophthalmology is highly preferred
• Cross-industry experience highly preferred and previous experience in either pharma, biotech or healthcare desired.

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