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Manager, Statistics

Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc.
Boston, MA 02109
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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Manager, Statistics in our Cambridge, MA office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


  • Applying advanced AI and other data science methodologies (statistics, machine learning, deep learning) as needed for various projects and data types.
  • Effectively working with and gleaning insights from a wide variety of data sources, such as wearable device data (for example accelerometry and ECG), voice recordings, imaging data, or preclinical data.
  • Developing bespoke data analysis pipelines by applying state-of-the-art data manipulation and analysis tools in a variety of programming languages.
  • Participating in the design of studies, and in supporting studies through all stages of data analysis.
  • Supporting Takeda's goal of using data science to better understand the patient journey and to help us tailor interventions that maximize patient benefit.


  • Contribute to representing data science function on global project teams in support of pre-clinical and clinical studies and compound level programs.
  • Perform end-to-end data analyses, from hypotheses formulation, experimental design, writing analysis plans, data cleaning, executing analysis, and preparing reports and documentation.
  • Strengthen Takeda's advanced analytics toolkit by identifying and applying emerging techniques, as well as by developing novel analysis tools as needed.
  • Collaborate effectively within a matrix environment, working with scientists in various therapeutic and computational areas to understand disease biology and tailor data analysis to program-specific needs. Work closely with Takeda statisticians to ensure statistical issues in data analysis are addressed.
  • Communicate internal and external resource and quality issues that may impact deliverables or timelines of the program. Escalate issues to management as appropriate in a timely manner.
  • Increase the external recognition of Takeda's data science work by participating in conferences, publishing work and developing external collaborations.


  • Education in a relevant field, for example, a) Ph.D. in a field such as Biostatistics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics with some relevant experience (including internships and research assistantships), or b) Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Expert-level knowledge of AI / deep learning methodologies and architectures.
  • Expert-level knowledge of data science programming languages (Python and R, or similar) and experience with recommended practices for software development.
  • Significant depth of expertise in fields relevant to the job (for example, machine learning, signal processing, etc.) and strong background in both supervised and unsupervised machine learning.
  • Ability to work independently on complicated datasets, including all aspects of data analysis (data cleaning, algorithm development, statistical analysis, and documentation).
  • A working knowledge of UNIX operating systems is preferred, ideally with experience in high-performance computing environments.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Willingness and ability to self-educate in new areas.
  • Strong collaborative skills and ability to work with a cross-functional team.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

Empowering Our People to Shine

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This job posting excludes CO applicants.

This posting is made in compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. 8-5-101 et seq.

Base Salary Range: $101,500 to 145,000, based on candidate professional experience level. Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits as well. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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