Associate Director Biostatistics - REMOTE

Up to US$210000 per annum + Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics, Data Management, Informatics
  3. United States
San Francisco, USA
Posting date: 25 Mar 2024

Associate Director Biostatistics - Permanent - Remote

Proclinical Staffing is seeking an Associate Director Biostatistics to join a cutting-edge pharmaceutical company. This is a permanent role with the opportunity to work remotely.

Primary Responsibilities

The Associate Director, Biostatistics is responsible for statistical activities in support of clinical trials, including contributing to trial designs, authoring statistical sections of protocols, preparing statistical analysis plans, and reviewing and interpreting the analysis of clinical trial data.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics or Equivalent with at least 7 years pharmaceutical biostatistics experience; or MS with at least 10 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience programming in SAS.
  • Interest in and basic understanding of biology and biological processes, including RNAi.
  • Experience in clinical development through Phase 3 (NDA submission).
  • Experience as lead statistician for a compound
  • Understanding of ICH GCP as well as general knowledge of industry practices and standards.
  • Proficiency in R programming language and other statistical software, including EAST.
  • Experience with CDISC, including SDTM, ADaM, CDASH.
  • Experience in representing sponsors in meetings with interaction with US FDA and international regulatory authorities.
  • Experience designing and conducting adaptive trials.

The Associate Director Biostatistics will:

  • Represents biostatistics at cross-functional team meetings to drive clinical development of drug candidate and provides input on clinical development plans.
  • Collaborates with Clinical Development, Regulatory and Clinical Operations Expertise Areas to design clinical trials.
  • Writes the statistical sections of clinical trial protocols, while consulting with internal and external experts.
  • Contributes to or prepares statistical analysis plans.
  • Collaborates with Data Management, Clinical Development and Clinical Operations on design of eCRFs.
  • Provides statistical guidance on conduct of ongoing trials.
  • Collaborates with Statistical Programmers on summary and analysis of trial data.
  • Writes ADS and ad hoc analysis specifications.
  • Contributes to clinical study reports and other regulatory documents e.g. DSURs, Briefing Documents, etc.
  • Represents in meetings with regulators, Key Opinion Leaders, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Contributes to scientific articles, summarizing data collected in trials.
  • Participates in other activities and meetings to support Biostatistics and the
  • Development Team as needed.
  • Consults with Research & Preclinical colleagues on statistical questions in their work.
  • Manages CRO statistical and programming support.


$210,000 annually

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Merna Hermiz at (+1) 323-306-2409 or

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.