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Biostatistician

Oakland-Fremont-Pleasanton Metro Area, California

Post Date: 08/30/2017 Job ID: JN -082017-19917 Industry: Biostatistics - Clinical
SUMMARY:
The Biostatistician will be responsible for providing statistical consultation and advice in quantitative/statistical issues in support of R&D, manufacture, and quality operations of the company.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
  • Master's degree in Statistics or Biostatistics with at least two years related experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Biostats role within Pharmaceutical or Diagnostics industry.
  • Minimum 2 years Manufacturing and product development Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry experience (assay validation, product specification setting, OOS, SPC, process optimization, etc.).
  • Minimum 2 years experience managing people in a Biostats or clinical capacity.
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of statistical applications to clinical and nonclinical projects. Demonstrated technical expertise across a range of commonly used statistical methodology.
  • Knowledge of appropriate regulations and guidance documents. Broad experience across a range of clinical and nonclinical projects and demonstrated support of diverse client needs.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
  • Skilled SAS programming knowledge.
  • Demonstration of innovation by development or novel application of statistical methods.
DUTIES:
  • Review protocols and develop appropriate statistical design and analysis plan.
  • Build SAS program code and analyze data Write statistical analysis reports, document the work in compliance with policies and regulations Provide the necessary input for productive collaboration with R&D scientists and Quality organization.
  • Continue to develop professional and technical expertise.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as necessary and/or assigned.
SKILLS:
  • Sound knowledge of theoretical statistics and statistical applications
  • Must have proficiency as an SAS programmer
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and guidelines is a plus.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in both in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Possess good problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated
  • Capable of addressing unique problems
  • Experience in the diagnostics area is preferred.
    • Developing consultation skills that include design, and data management issues for clinical and nonclinical projects.
    • Work with project teams to produce protocols, analysis plans and final reports for clinical and nonclinical projects.
    • Plan, coordinate and produce statistical analyses, summaries and write formal memoranda.
    • Produce SAS programming and other software package programming to analyze data.
    • Interpret the project implications of regulatory guidelines. Interact with FDA, other regulatory or auditing agencies as appropriate in statistical aspects of study design, data analysis, and justification of statistical procedures.
    • Represent Biostatistics on company-wide project teams. Serve as primary liaison between Biostatistics and key internal clients with regard to resource needs and timelines.
    • If appropriate, interact with counterparts at companies collaborating with other Teams including proactively engaging with joint development corporate partners.
    • Initiate methodological research in statistics to improve biostatistics methodology used in development products consistent with corporate priorities and timelines.
    • Develop Clinical and Nonclinical Biostatistics procedures and guidelines to comply with corporate policies and procedures.

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