Senior Director, Statistical Innovation, Biostatistics

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
May 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Director, Statistical Innovation, Biostatistics will provide expertise and leadership on statistical innovation and research. As the Senior Director, you will serve as an expert statistician to lead statistical methodology innovation and consultation to support Global Clinical Development (GCD). In this highly visible position, you will collaborate in cross-functional teams to develop and execute innovative statistics for drug development.

In this role, a typical day may include:
• Conducting statistical research and identifying advanced statistical methodology that improves Regeneron's ability to deliver new medicines to patients. This would include leading and implementing innovative study designs and overseeing complex data analyses with high impact on the company's pipeline.
• Developing optimal statistical practices and ensuring every therapeutic area adopts leading methodology.
• Providing internal consultation service on technically challenging issues
• Promoting the advancement of statistical knowledge and guides staff on their technical development
• Arranging expert consulting relationships
• Identifying need for and coordinating educational sessions
• Running internal seminar series
• Working with staff on internal research working groups and sponsors external presentation/publications
• In collaboration with the SVP of Global Development Scientific Advisory Council, providing guidance to the BDM Exploratory Analysis Group to identify and apply novel analysis/modeling techniques in exploratory data analysis.
• Proactively seeking inputs from other SMEs within and outside the company on projects and research activities; sharing technical information when appropriate.
• Maintaining and growing expertise in various computing tools to demonstrate internal and external data sets to drive decisions. Examples of such tools include SAS, R, Python, Spotfire, etc.
• Developing innovative statistics methodologies for clinical trial designs, presents at management and team meetings, publishes and presents at pharmaceutical industry and regulatory workshops and conferences;
• Influencing external environment through participation in professional associations, conferences, and publications.
• Setting strategy for technical working groups and supervising their progress. Also being accountable for successful delivery of their deliverables.

This role may be for you if:
You have broad knowledge and outstanding understanding of sophisticated statistical concepts and techniques
You have detailed knowledge of pharmaceutical clinical development and life cycle management. You also have the ability to innovatively apply technical principles, theories and concepts to clinical drug development leading to regulatory approvals
You have solid understanding of regulatory guidelines on drug development and statistical practice
You have an understanding of the drug development process, regionally and globally
You have demonstrated strong leadership, project management, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
You have excellent presentation skills and demonstrated written and oral communication skills. You can respond well to questions and speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations.
You are able to adapt to changes in the work environment, handling opposing demands and changing approach or method to best fit the situation.
You strive to continuously build knowledge and skills while also sharing your expertise with others.
You can identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gathering and analyzing information skillfully.
You have experience with SAS, S-Plus/R, etc.

To be considered, you'll need a Ph.D. in statistics or related field with at least 11 years of experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or health related industry. A history of successful project and people management (6+ years), and expertise in multiple therapeutic areas is also a must.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.