Are you a Computational Pathologist, enthusiastic to work with an AI/ML team to develop industry changing AI/ML based algorithms? If you want to support products you can feel passionate about, we want to hear from you!
At Leica Biosystems (LBS), our mission is to advance cancer diagnostics to improve lives. To achieve our mission, we've built a dedicated Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning SBU (Strategic Business Unit), to deliver our pathologist customers new AI tools.
As a Computational Pathologist you will serve key roles in emerging Medical Affairs & Digital Pathology teams, with primary responsibilities for supporting the creation of digital pathology spatial analysis approaches that use AI/ML methodologies, developed from anatomical pathology images. You will be a Pathology subject matter specialist working alongside product management, AI scientists & engineers, delivering inhouse developments and supporting the assessment of partner algorithms. More specifically, the role will span the full product lifecycle from design, development, validation and commercialization of novel AI-based algorithmic models.
More broadly speaking, as part of the Medical Affairs team, you will provide critical internal leadership and customer-facing support, including pre- and post-market partnership to functions such as product management, sales and marketing, R&D, Clinical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Innovation, Pharmaceutical Partnerships, and Technical Support. This expertise will be required to support initiatives across Leica Biosystems in addition to supporting the AI/ML SBU.
Responsibilities we will trust you with:
Apply special skills in anatomic and computational pathology to provide pathology expertise for development of digital tissue analytics, including immunohistochemistry and quantitative image analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced microscopy applications
Partner with R&D to develop computation pathology capabilities and applications. Involved in the design, validation and construction of training and validation data
Work with R&D on the multimodal integration of pathology data with other data sources
Partner cross-functionally to collect, evaluate and communicate key clinical, medical and scientific data to support R&D projects, regulatory strategy, compliance-related tasks, and commercial projects across the product lifecycle
Participate in the design of ethical and transparent AI/ML systems
Influence others across LBS and Danaher while maintaining strong, productive relationships
Your areas of knowledge and expertise that matter most for this role:
MD with anatomic pathology specialty board certification or eligibility in appropriate country required (active medical license not required); MS or PhD in a scientific subject area with advanced scientific training and experience, with track record of quality publications preferred.
Experience in pathology and clinical informatics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence as applied to digital pathology research or practice required; Board Certification or eligibility in informatics, clinical pathology or pathology subspecialty such as molecular pathology, surgical pathology, or other organ-specific anatomic pathology specialty preferred
Experience in developing digital tissue analysis techniques for immuno-histochemistry, multiplex immuno-fluorescence, and/or spatial-omics approaches
Interest in developing cutting edge digital pathology approaches
Minimum of 2 years pathology practice or industry pathology experience following completion of pathology training preferred
Experience with risk management / safety assessment in medical device or biopharmaceutical industry useful
Prior interactions with regulatory agencies on pre- and post-market issues desirable
Collaborative team member with professional presence and demeanor coupled with superb written and verbal communication skills
Use critical thinking to drive effective decision making in a global environment to resolve complex regional or functional problems, regardless of popularity of decision
Act as a change agent through interpersonal interactions; professional maturity and confidence in expressing a point of view with senior management and external partners; ability to give engaging and persuasive presentations to diverse audiences
Creative problem solver with the ability to spot issues of importance early and partner with colleagues toward a solution
Build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of other functional areas within and across the business to influence decisions, align on objectives, and drive progress toward achievement of business objectives
Within multidisciplinary teams, generate a vision, establish direction, empower colleagues and employees, encourage diverse viewpoints, exhibit inclusive behaviors, and encourage associate improvement and development.
~10% travel, including international
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About Leica Biosystems
Leica Biosystems is a cancer diagnostics company and a global leader in workflow solutions. Only Leica Biosystems offers the most comprehensive portfolio that spans the entire workflow from biopsy to diagnosis. With unique expertise, we are dedicated to driving innovations that connect people across radiology, pathology, surgery and oncology. Our experts are committed to delivering improved quality, integrated solutions and optimized efficiencies leading to breakthrough advances in diagnostic confidence. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture.??????
At Leica Biosystems, it's our goal to deliver improved quality, integrated solutions and optimized efficiency in every task we undertake. By committing ourselves to these values, we create breakthroughs in diagnostic confidence and turnaround time for patients and clinicians alike. Our team members and partners understand the importance of our work — that's why we're always motivated to improve in the fight to save lives.