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Modeling and Simulation Scientist

Company: JUUL Labs, Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Juul Labs' mission is to impact the lives of the world's one billion adult smokers by eliminating combustible cigarettes. We have the opportunity to address one of the world's most intractable challenges through a commitment to exceptional quality, research, design, and innovation. Backed by leading technology investors, we are committed to the same excellence when it comes to hiring great talent. We are a diverse team that is united by this common purpose and we are hiring the world's best engineers, scientists, designers, product managers, operations experts, and customer service and business professionals. If the opportunity to build your career at one of the fastest growing companies is compelling, read on for more details. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Population Health Impact Modeling at Juul Labs, Inc. means working with ambiguous questions, varied and messy data sets, and applying scientific and analytical methods to help inform and drive business, product, and policy decisions. We see ourselves as scientific investigators and output-focused problem solvers who value strong conceptual thinking and superb communication skills. We are looking for a Modeling and Simulation Scientist who can join our team of multidisciplinary researchers working on the design, development, and validation of an agent-based model of population health. The Modeling and Simulation Scientist will be responsible for leveraging health, behavioral, clinical, and preclinical research, and computational modeling techniques to develop long-term models to evaluate the impact of tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery system, and JUUL use on U.S. and international populations. The Modeling and Simulation Scientist will simulate population dynamics over time and visualize large-scale simulation data and findings in ways that are easy to understand, and will communicate methods and outputs with technical and nontechnical audiences in white papers, articles, and regulatory filings. In this role, the Modeling and Simulation Scientist will help to fundamentally deepen our understanding of the impact our products have on consumers and their health on a macro scale via applied research, modeling, analysis and results synthesis. This role offers tremendous upwards exposure towards senior business leaders and the chance to truly impact the decision making in a rapidly growing startup. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4+ years experience with data analysis, agent-based simulation, machine learning, or system dynamics modeling
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret simulation models and relevant outcomes -
  • Strong foundation in probability, statistics, causal inference, and statistical and mathematical modeling
  • Excellent statistical programming skills using SAS and/or R
  • Experience using MATLAB, SQL, and Google Cloud Platform products and services
  • You get excited about taking ownership of problems and solving them in a fast-paced and scrappy environment working cross-functionally with both technical and nontechnical staff
  • Output-focused and see data science as a powerful tool to get things done rather than as an end in and of itself
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills -
  • Experience with data visualization and analytical report building
  • Demonstrated experience writing and publishing peer-reviewed publications or technical reports EDUCATION:
    • M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant scientific or quantitative field including but not limited to Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Computer Science, Biomedical Science, Medical Engineering, Public Health, Economics. JUUL LABS PERKS & BENEFITS:
      • A place to grow your career. We'll help you set big goals - and exceed them
      • People. Work with talented, committed and supportive teammates
      • Equity and performance bonuses. Every employee is a stakeholder in our success
      • Boundless snacks and drinks
      • Cell phone subsidy, commuter benefits and discounts on JUUL products Juul Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment for all employees and job applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Juul Labs also complies with the employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Juul Labs in the US.

Keywords: JUUL Labs, Inc., Durham , Modeling and Simulation Scientist, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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