Senior Research Statistician, Nonclinical Statistics

Lake County, IL, US
Aug 21, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

The Senior Research Statistician in Nonclinical Statistics is responsible for providing statistical support across a broad range in nonclinical areas with a focus on Chemistry, Manufacture and Control (CMC), expanding and broadening the application of Biostatistics.


  • Provide technical leadership in tasks that include design of experiments (DOE), analysis of data, simulations, design of sampling plans, and problem solving.
  • Evaluate data for submissions and responses to regulatory agencies and pharmacopoeia.
  • Work collaboratively with members of multi-function teams to complete project deliverables per agreed timelines.
  • Provide responses to routine and non-routine questions from clients, and independently pursue analyses suggested by the data.
  • Present own statistical research or review of the statistical literature at meetings and seminars.
  • Participate in departmental activities including recruiting, training/mentoring, research efforts and cross-functional collaborations.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable corporate and divisional policies and procedures.

Level will be based on education & years of experience.

  • MS or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or a highly related field required
  • 0+ years (PhD) or at least 4 years (MS) of relevant experience required
  • High degree of technical competence.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills.
  • Competent in experimental design, descriptive and inferential statistics, and computer programming.
  • Ability to identify data or analytical issues and either apply skills and knowledge to solve problems or seek help to achieve solutions.
  • Build strong relationships with peers and cross functionality with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
  • Learn fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raise the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Create a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embrace the ideas of others, nurtures and manages innovation to reality.