Manager, Biostatistics

Location
94404, Foster City
Salary
DO
Posted
Sep 06, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Manager, Biostatistics

 

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Job Description

Specific Responsibilities:

We are seeking a highly motivated non-clinical biostatistics manager to take a lead role in statistical planning, analysis and reporting for pre-clinical studies across multiple therapeutic areas (e.g. oncology, liver disease, inflammation, etc.). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment and impact high-level decision making on internal pipeline.  

 

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

• Evaluate experimental design of studies including power analysis

• Develop statistical analysis plans and select appropriate methodologies for research studies

• Apply statistical theory and analysis methods to data to ensure a solid statistical base for data interpretation

• Prepare oral presentations and written reports and communicate results with project teams

 

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

• PhD in biostatistics or related field with 2+ years of experience in statistical analysis of biomedical data using R/SAS®

• MS in biostatistics or related field with 4+ years of experience in statistical analysis of biomedical data using R/SAS®

• BS in biostatistics or related field with 8+ years of experience in statistical analysis of biomedical data using R/SAS®

• Prior working experience in a biopharmaceutical setting is preferred

• Expertise in statistical methodologies commonly used in pre-clinical studies, such as mixed effects model, nonparametric methods, survival analysis, generalized linear regression, etc.

• Solid statistical knowledge and ability to tailor statistical methods to find sound and practical solutions

• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with research scientists

• Excellent oral/written communication skills and comfortable with presentation to non-statistical audiences.

• Biology or bioinformatics background is a plus

 

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