Data scientist at P95' (scientific services in Epi&Stat, home-based)

About P95
P95 is a scientific services providing company dedicated to epidemiology, pharmaco-epidemiology and statistics with a focus on vaccines and infectious diseases. P95 is based in Belgium with people working from different places, mainly Europe (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Denmark, UK). Visit us at
Job description
As data scientist/statistician you will work with and support a team of epidemiologists, data analysts and statisticians to perform the following tasks:
• Development of machine learning algorithms which can be used in combination with large medical databases
• Validation of the programs and coding used for data manipulation and analysis
• Being involved in writing of protocols and statistical analysis plans, methods development, conduct of simulation studies and statistical/mathematical modelling studies
• Contributing to the development of scientific publications based on the analyses and study results, writing statistical analysis plans and conducting the statistical analyses for epidemiological and pharmaco-epidemiological studies
Your tasks will be matched to your experience, skills and interests.
Desired skills and experience
• You have at minimum a Master’s degree in statistics, data science, or computer science or you have equivalent professional experience
• You have experience with statistics and the use of supervised learning methods. Additionally, you have a working knowledge of statistical software (preferably R, python, or SAS)
• Previous experience in working with large databases and knowledge of database specific languages such as SQL will be considered a plus.
• You can think analytically and you have good communication skills so that you can summarize analytical insights clearly
• You can work independently and yet be a team player too
• English professional speaking and writing are required
• Having working experience as a data scientist or statistician and having a PhD are assets
• Proven interest in infectious diseases and in epidemiology are assets
• Having authored several scientific papers is an asset
What we offer
The opportunity to work in a dynamic team on a project basis with ample room for professional development. We offer you an attractive salary package.
Location: All P95 employees work from home, setting their own time schedule, based on a “getting the job done” mentality.
Position: full-time, although this is open for discussion.
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