Scientific Area Lead Computational Pathology

Basel, Canton of Basel-Stadt (CH)
29 Mar 2023
28 May 2023
Employment - Hours
Full time

The Position

Job mission 

The Computational Pathology Scientific Area Lead will drive Pharmaceutical Sciences Pathology computational pathology strategy, and generate insights for our portfolio through the development and execution of computational pathology methods and technologies.  

Your impact 

  • You develop, promote and drive strategies for computational toxicologic pathology

  • You are an expert on computational pathology approaches applied to toxicologic pathology studies

  • You develop a deep understanding of innovative approaches and a collaborative way of connecting with experts within and external to the company

  • You lead external academic partnerships as they relate to digital pathology

  • Close collaboration and matrix leadership with interdisciplinary teams of pathologists, scientists, data engineers, data analysts, laboratory experts and scientific area leads

  • Mentorship of PhD, Postdoctoral, Master and/or Internship students

  • You lead and support the data management strategy for the pathology chapter and actively participate in shaping the PS one

Your profile

  • DVM, Doctor Med. Vet., MD or equivalent by training with a board certification in pathology. PhD and Postdoctoral experience is of benefit.

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in research and development

  • Experience and interest in developing cutting edge digital pathology (including algorithm development and associated methodologies) approaches are required

  • Knowledge of bioinformatics and data science is beneficial

  • Experience in supervising, exploring, developing and analyzing tissue analysis techniques such as immuno-histochemistry, multiplex immuno-fluorescence, image analysis and spatial-omics approaches

  • You have expertise in state of the art sequencing and high plex imaging technologies (e.g spatial transcriptomics, single cell sequencing) including the setup of analytical workflows and interpretation of the results.

  • Ability to lead or contribute to projects in a matrix, interdisciplinary environment with an inclusive, collaborative approach

  • Growth mindset with the ability to ask for feedback and continuously develop

  • Accountability and dedication to scientific excellence


Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 10,700 employees from over 100 countries come together at our Basel/Kaiseraugst site, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees also benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.


Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.