Associate Director Biostatistics

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United States
Princeton, USA
Posting date: 05 Sep 2019

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager/Associate Director of Biostatistics for a pharmaceutical company located in Princeton, NJ. Successful candidate will be responsible for all statistical activities of assigned clinical projects, lead the statistical team and act as point-of-contact on statistical activities of clinical development team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as the lead of the statistical team for assigned project or study to manage and coordinate all statistical activities.
  • Collaborate with global project team and provides statistical input and guidance to the clinical development plan.
  • Collaborate with clinical study team on protocol development including study design, endpoint selection, and power and sample size assessment.
  • Authorize the statistical analysis plan and manages the implementation of planned analysis
  • Collaborate effectively with internal/external functional teams to ensure high quality deliverables and maintains efficient communication with all parties within the global team.
  • Establish and manage the partnership with Biostatistics vendors including the vendor evaluation, selection, and monitoring of statistical activities performed by vendors.
  • Lead the development of company Biostatistics standard processes including protocol development, statistical analysis plan development, multiple standard templates etc., and participates in the development of statistical programming/Data Management standard processes, to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of Biostatistics deliverables.
  • Participate in quality assurance activities and coordinates resolution of audit findings.
  • Ensure adherence to company SOPs, GCP, ICH guidelines and all applicable local and international regulations.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or Mathematics with 5+ years or MS with 8+ years' experience in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO or related environment.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical methodologies and innovative clinical trial designs and experience in research on innovative statistical methodology for clinical trial design and analysis to support a new drug development.
  • Broad knowledge in multiple therapeutic areas, such as oncology and CNS.
  • Broad knowledge of multiple functional areas within the clinical development team including but not limited to clinical operations, data management, statistical programming, medical writing and regulatory affairs.
  • Prior experience in early phase development especially in bioequivalence Phase I study design and execution, experience in biosimilar drug development, and experience in NDA/BLA submissions and responding to regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA/MAA/PMDA) requests are preferable.
  • Ability to work independently to identify and solve complex problems with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Strong written/oral communications and interpersonal skills.

To Apply:

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Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.