Biostatistician Contractor

Emeryville, CA, United States
Sep 18, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type

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.

This is a long-term (12+ months) contractor role (W-2).

  • 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.


Core competencies, education, and experience.
  • MS degree or biostatistics.
  • Pharmaceutical or related industry experience such as with clinical trials is preferred.
  • Understanding of clinical trial data and hands-on analysis and reporting of clinical trial data preferred.
  • Strong SAS programming skills preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Electronic Data Capture system and CDISC standards including SDTM and ADaM preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills.

  • Emeryville, CA

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Santen requires anyone working on-site or visiting company offices to confirm they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is timely requested and approved. Please reach out if you have questions or concerns about this policy and how it may apply to your candidacy for a role with Santen.

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