Biostatistician - Contract

Location
Emeryville, CA, United States
Posted
Jan 05, 2021
Ref
1052
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Contract
COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Santen is a specialized pharmaceutical company with a 130-year heritage focused exclusively on ophthalmology. With sales in over 60 countries, Santen’s 4,000 global employees work to deliver life-changing therapies that make hope a reality for people facing vision impairment and loss. Santen Inc., located in Emeryville, CA (North America HQ), contributes important research & development and commercialization efforts. This office is home to about half of our 300-total staff in North America, including our Toronto, Canada site and our recent acquisitions of Eyevance Pharmaceuticals (Fort Worth, TX) and InnFocus (Miami, FL).

We are in search of top talent to help us meet our important goals and large growth plans.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide statistical support to clinical projects across multiple disease areas at Santen Inc. Additional responsibilities include facilitating the execution and data analysis of clinical trials and data collection activities. This position assists the Study Statistician in directing the programming and data management team during the collection, electronic storage, manipulation and execution of the analysis of all clinical data using clinical information systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY DELIVERABLES:
  • Provides statistical support to the planning, implementation, and maintenance of clinical data collection and analysis, statistical result reporting, and quality control for Santen clinical trials.
  • Performs exploratory statistical analysis to meet the needs for planning and clarifying purposes.
  • Works closely with SAS programmers and Study Statistician to create SDTM and ADaM specifications and datasets.
  • Works closely with clinicians and Study Statistician to write Statistical Analysis Plans (SAP).
  • Provide statistical supports for Global Medical Affairs group for publications and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MS degree with three plus (5+) years of experience or Ph.D. with two plus (3+) year of experiences. A Ph.D. level statistician with industry experience preferred.
  • Pharmaceutical or related industry experience with clinical trials.
  • Understanding of clinical trial data and extremely hands-on in analysis and reporting of clinical trial data.
  • Strong SAS programming skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Electronic Data Capture system and CDISC standards including SDTM and ADaM.
  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills.