Biostatistician, Statistical Data Analytics
- Moderna, Inc.
- Cambridge, MA
- Start date
- Mar 26, 2023
- Information Technology, Business/Data Analytics, Science/R&D, Biostatistics
- Required Education
- Masters Degree/MBA
- Position Type
- Full time
- Genetown, Best Places to Work
This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the clinical development group of a high growth organization. The Statistician, Biostatistics will be involved in the design, execution, analysis, and reporting clinical studies with a focus on Modernas oncology and therapeutics franchise.
Heres What Youll Do:
Serve as the biostatistician in clinical development teams supporting wide range of data analysis explorations and visualizations including pre-clinical data, translational medicine, statistical simulations and biobank data.
Build tools and pipelines for both scientists and statisticians to collect, process and harmonize EDC and non-EDC data from clinical studies, to perform routine exploratory analyses and report the findings with visual summarization.
Responsible to bring operational excellence to help drive applications of state-of-art statistical methods that increase the probability of successes for clinical development programs.
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective quantitative approaches are applied to the collection and analysis of various data types
Implement advanced statistical methodology on various data sources to generate scientific insight. The candidate may choose to have a focus area, for example, on exploratory biomarker analyses and visualizations of clinical trial or biobank data.
Contribute to the development of statistics section of study protocols and statistical analysis plans with a focus on exploratory statistical analyses, and key specifications for statistical programming implementation of analyses.
Plan, manage, and track biostatistics activities, timelines, and resources and assure operational excellence
Contribute to SOPs and/or Work Instructions related to biostatistics practices
Collaborate with and manage internal and external functions (e.g. CROs, software vendors, clinical development partners, etc.) to ensure meeting project timelines and goals
Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:
PhD (or equivalent degree) with major in statistics, biostatistics, data sciences or other quantitative science field. MS degree with 2+ years (MS) or relevant work experience in Biotech, Pharma, Regulatory authorities, or Clinical Research Organizations
Excellent statistical knowledge with the ability of applying the knowledge to solve scientific and clinical problems
Experience with handling high dimensional data and creating visualization apps.
R, linux/unix, SQL and at least one programming language (e.g. Python or Perl) is essential.
Experience with AWS or GCP is a plus.
Good communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to effectively collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.
Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
- Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
- Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
- Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
- Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
- Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
- Adoption and family-planning benefits
- Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
- Generous paid time off, including:
Vacation, sick time and holidays
Volunteer time to participate within your community
Discretionary year-end shutdown
Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
- Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
- 401k match and Financial Planning tools
- Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
- Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
- Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
- Location-specific perks and extras!
Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit www.modernatx.com.
Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.
Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a persons race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.#LI-KS3
Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.
mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”
Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.
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