Data Science Director (remote)


Job Description

Clarivate is a global leader in providing solutions to accelerate the lifecycle of innovation. Our bold mission is to help customers solve some of the world's most complex problems by providing actionable information and insights that reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing inventions in the areas of science and intellectual property. We help customers discover, protect and commercialize their inventions using our trusted subscription and technology-based solutions coupled with deep domain expertise.

We now have more than 11,000 colleagues in over 40 countries worldwide, and we work with over 200 partners to deliver value and success for our customers. Today, Clarivate is a publicly traded company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker NYSE:CLVT.

Clarivate is committed to building, nurturing, and developing a diverse culture of belonging where new colleagues can bring their authentic self to work every day! Join us!

Director of Data Science

This is a remote position, based anywhere in the US

About the Team

Search and Analytics is a central technology team at Clarivate that develops best in class algorithmic services and search platforms for our products to enable differentiated capabilities. We take pride in innovating on behalf of our customers and delivering value to the business. Our scientists and engineers use Machine Learning, NLP, and Information Retrieval to solve problems along the entire Lifecycle of Innovation. From algorithms to classify content, to automating content extraction workflows, extracting and resolving entities, building recommender and decision support systems, predicting risk and outcomes, and enabling unique ways of finding content, these are just a few of the ways our team is fostering productivity of our customers who lead innovation in the world.


Our Search and Analytics team is seeking an experienced applied science director to lead a team of talented and passionate scientists and engineers. A successful candidate will have strong foundations in mathematics, statistics and machine learning with exceptional communication and leadership skills, and a proven track record of delivering research-based industrial systems under tight deadlines.

What will you be doing in this role?

As a Data Science director, you will lead a team of exceptional scientists and engineers to develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques that directly benefit our products and customers and advance the state of the art in Machine Learning, Information Extraction, Recommender Systems and Predictive Analytics. You will be directly responsible for a portfolio of projects and be the primary technical contact for business stakeholders.

About You

· Possess a minimum of 5 years of industrial/academic research experience in data science, machine learning or a related field.· A graduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field.

· 5+ years of experience leading R&D teams and a demonstrated track record of mentoring and developing junior team members.

· Demonstrated track record of applying Machine Learning algorithms to industrial research problems.

· Familiarity with Java or Scala

Preferred Qualifications:

· PhD degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline.

· More than 10 years of industrial/academic experience in building large-scale classification, information extraction, decision-support, or recommender systems in an industrial setting

· Hands-on experience with Spark, Elastic Search and Databricks.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Solid track record of publishing original research in top-tier conferences and journals and filing patents