Director, Biostatistics

Location
San Francisco Greater Bay Area, East Bay
Posted
Feb 01, 2019
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Director of Biostatistics to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.

 

Director, Biostatistics

SUMMARY

Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to plan, conduct, analyze, and report pre-clinical and clinical studies to support U.S. and international registration applications. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead statistical activities in support of product development and product registrations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and thought leaders in study planning (e.g., study design, sample size estimation, endpoint selection).
  • Responsible for statistical integrity and accuracy of data analysis.
  • Interact with FDA or other regulatory agencies in statistical aspects of study design, data analysis, and choice of statistical methodologies.
  • Author or review statistics section in protocols, statistical analysis plans (including definitions of derived variables and mock tables/listings), study reports, and DSMB charters.
  • Provide statistical advice and support to clinical researchers.
  • Provide quality oversight to CROs in activities related to statistical analysis and data management.
  • Work with department head to develop, implement, and maintain department standards and practices.

REQUIREMENTS

  • PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics with a minimum of 8 years experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry supporting clinical studies.
  • Proficiency with at least one major statistical software package (e.g., SAS, R).
  • Experience in CDISC data standards (e.g., SDTM, ADaM).
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to integrate statistical and biomedical concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to interact across all levels and influence upwardly.
  • Time management skills (timelines, schedules, task prioritization).
  • Team player being able to adapt to changing priorities.