Principal Biostatistician

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Jun 12, 2022
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
  • The Principal, Biostatistics supports exploratory statistical analyses within Global Clinical Development. This is a position with high visibility to collaborate in cross-functional drug development teams to develop and complete innovative statistical analyses of clinical trial and related data. The incumbent will work with teams from all phases of development as well as new therapeutic areas.

    In this role, a typical day may include:
    • Working with cross-functional teams to articulate drug development questions, frame statistical approaches to address those questions, and analyze the resulting data, primarily focused on supporting development strategy across all therapeutic areas and phases of development, from preclinical through post-marketing.
    • Taking initiative on statistical thinking for all aspects of the exploratory analyses, including identification of the scientific questions, identification of data sets to support the questions, development of statistical plans, and interpretation and communication of the results
    • Providing strategic input and leadership on statistical methods, analyses and interpretation of large and complex data sets from clinical trials in various disease areas and stages.
    • Identifying and applying novel analysis/modeling techniques for interpreting clinical data and enhancing tools for decision making in development programs that span therapeutic areas, from early clinical to completed phase 3 clinical trials.
    • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with clinical scientists, therapeutic biostatisticians, and external collaborators to drive program strategies and decisions.
    • Actively seeking inputs from other experts within and outside the group on various projects and research activities, and share technical information when appropriate.
    • Maintaining and expanding expertise in various computing tools to use internal and external data sets to drive decisions. Examples of such tools include R, R/Shiny, WinBUGS, JAGS, SAS, EAST, nQuery, etc.
    • Developing innovative statistics methodologies or clinical trial designs for drug discovery, present at management and team meetings, co-author publications and influence the external pharmaceutical industry and regulatory environment through participation in professional associations, conferences, and publications.

    This role may be for you if:

    You have solid knowledge of statistical analysis methodologies and computational statistics, ideally with experience in statistical computing, modeling and simulation, linear and nonlinear models, and model-informed drug development.

    You are familiar with data mining or machine learning algorithm preferred.

    You have the ability to translate scientific questions into statistical hypotheses and analyses.

    You can work productively and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

    You have demonstrated critical thinking skills and effective communication and presentation skills.

    You are a strong influencer with the ability to lead and a track record of collaboration with scientists and researchers.

    To be considered, you'll need a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field and 0-2 years of experience. Expertise in software for statistics or data science, such as R, Matlab, Python, or SAS is also required. Familiarity with high-performance computing is preferred.

    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!

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