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Director of AI Strategy

Employer
Medpace
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Start date
1 Jun 2024
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Discipline
Clinical Research, Clinical Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Are you a visionary leader with a distinguished career in AI and data science, backed by an advanced degree in Engineering, Computer or Data Science, or a related field? Are you ready to steer the ship towards innovative horizons by overseeing the implementation of large language models (LLMs) for interactive AI applications? If so, we have an exceptional opportunity for you to assume a pivotal role at Medpace.

We are actively searching for a dynamic Director of AI Strategy, a seasoned professional, to spearhead the implementation and fine-tuning of a privately hosted Large Language Model. In this influential role, you will utilize your deep expertise in data science and NLP to revolutionize how our company operates and interacts with AI-driven systems. Your leadership will be instrumental in guiding cross-functional teams, including business, IT, and technical experts, to craft and execute a strategic roadmap for integrating LLM technology into our company's processes.

This is an office-based leadership role at our London office. Relocation assistance will be provided for applicable candidates. Other incentives can include: competitive bonus program, sign-on bonus, and equity awards.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the fine-tuning and optimization of a privately hosted Large Language Model, setting the strategic direction for AI implementation.
  • Collaborate closely with business, IT, and technical teams to identify strategic opportunities for AI-driven enhancements in company processes.
  • Architect and execute a comprehensive strategic roadmap for implementing the LLM, ensuring it aligns with our company's overarching goals.
  • Assume full ownership of this transformative project, independently driving its success.
  • Provide strategic mentorship and guidance to technical teams for sustained support of the LLM, elevating the organization's AI capabilities.
  • Support departmental process improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field.
  • A distinguished career with a proven track record of implementing and fine-tuning Large Language Models for interactive AI applications in the medical/healthcare industry.
  • Profound expertise in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and deep learning, with a history of groundbreaking contributions.
  • Exceptional technical proficiency in relevant programming languages and frameworks, such as Python, TensorFlow, PyTorch.
  • Outstanding strategic thinking, communication, and collaboration skills to effectively engage with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently lead and execute complex projects, paired with the capability to mentor and inspire technical teams.
  • A commitment to remaining at the forefront of the latest developments in NLP and AI technologies.
  • Analytical thinker with great attention to detail.

Medpace Overview

Medpace is a full-service clinical contract research organization (CRO). We provide Phase I-IV clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics through its scientific and disciplined approach. We leverage local regulatory and therapeutic expertise across all major areas including oncology, cardiology, metabolic disease, endocrinology, central nervous system, anti-viral and anti-infective. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, employing more than 5,000 people across 40+ countries.

Why Medpace?

People. Purpose. Passion. Make a Difference Tomorrow. Join Us Today.

The work we’ve done over the past 30+ years has positively impacted the lives of countless patients and families who face hundreds of diseases across all key therapeutic areas. The work we do today will improve the lives of people living with illness and disease in the future.

London Perks
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Free, unlimited use of our onsite Nuffield Health gym, swimming pool and sauna
  • 50% Commute Ticket Reimbursement and Season Ticket Loan
  • Private medical and dental care
  • Hybrid work-from-home options (dependent upon position and level)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive PTO packages, starting at 20+ days
  • Matched contribution pension scheme
  • Cycle2Work

Awards
  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America's Most Successful Midsize Companies in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024
  • Continually recognized with CRO Leadership Awards from Life Science Leader magazine based on expertise, quality, capabilities, reliability, and compatibility


What to Expect Next

A Medpace team member will review your qualifications and, if interested, you will be contacted with details for next steps.

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Company

Medpace is a full-service clinical contract research organization (CRO). We provide Phase I-IV clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics through its scientific and disciplined approach. We leverage local regulatory and therapeutic expertise across all major areas including oncology, cardiology, metabolic disease, endocrinology, central nervous system, anti-viral and anti-infective. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, employing more than 5,000 people across 40+ countries.

Company info
Location
Vintners Place
68 Upper Thames St.
London
EC4V 3BJ
United Kingdom

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