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US-MA-Cambridge: Biostatistician in Biotech

Date: 28-Feb-2012
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As a Biostatistician you will work within scientific affairs, and closely with data management, regulatory & other functional groups to provide strategic input into observational research on the natural history of disease and comparative safety and effectiveness, to propose methodologically and statistically sound study design and data analysis plans to meet project objectives and regulatory requirements, and to conduct and supervise performance of analyses, evaluation and reporting. In this role, you will recommend and conduct biostatistical activities in support of the design and completion of observational studies, design and conduct descriptive and inferential statistical analysis, develop sample size/power calculations, and stratification or randomization schema along with consult on data collections methods and quality control to ensure availability and validity of required output for analysis. The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in biostatistics with a strong analytic track record and at least 5 years of biopharmaceutical experience. Candidates with an MS degree in biostatistics or statistics degrees and significant statistical and analytic experience may also be considered. Experience with general linear models, logistic regression, non-parametric and exact procedures, Bayesian analysis, and study size calculations along with having the ability to convey biostatistical principles is required. Also needed is a demonstrated ability to recommend plans for research design, strong working knowledge of relevant statistical methodology, experience in SAS and having the ability to work on multiple projects.

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