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Senior/Principal Biostatistician - Neuroscience FSP

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Cytel provides unrivalled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services.  At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees so they can work to make Cytel successful. Our company is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.

Overview

Cytel’s FSP group is hiring well-rounded Senior or Principal Biostatistician to provide statistical support, with a focus on ad-hoc work for clinical studies, and some publications support, across a variety of therapeutic areas. In the FSP model you will work as a consultant for our pharmaceutical client.

You will participate in the development of study protocols including participation in study design discussions and sample size calculations, and review CRFs and data review guidelines.

Typical Responsibilities

  • Develop statistical analysis plans (SAPs) including analysis dataset and TLG specifications.
  • Perform statistical analyses.
  • Interpret statistical results.
  • Help prepare clinical study reports including integrated summaries for submissions.
  • Providing statistical support to clinical studies, with a focus on Neurological Disorders (Multiple sclerosis, HIV, Alzheimer’s, Strokes, etc.).
  • Participating in the development of study protocols, including participation in study design discussions and sample size calculations.
  • Reviewing CRFs and data review guidelines; developing statistical analysis plans (SAPs), including analysis dataset and TLG specifications.
  • Performing statistical analyses.
  • Interpreting statistical results.
  • Preparing clinical study reports, including integrated summaries for submissions.
  • Leading study activities when called upon.
  • Utilizing your strong communication skills to present and explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay terms.
  • Serving as a team player, with a willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.
  • Being adaptable and flexible when priorities change.

What We Need From You

  • MS or PhD in a science or industry-related discipline with proven track record of working on clinical trials.
  • Experience in sample size calculation, protocol concept development, protocol development, SAP and preparing clinical study reports including integrated summaries for submissions.
  • Good SAS programming skills for QCing critical outputs, Efficacy/Safety tables and working closely with Programmers. 
  • Knowledge of R programming a plus.
  • Adept in ADaM specifications, generation, and QC of datasets.
  • Submissions experience strongly desired.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, a Study Management Team (SMT) or similar teams for different clients.
  • Effective communicator: able to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay terms.
  • Team player, willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.
  • Ability to be flexible when priorities change and deal with ambiguity.
  • Simulation and protocol design experience strongly desired.

What's In It For You

  • Work in one of the most renowned CRO’s
  • Work in a data science company
  • Work directly with a pharmaceutical company.
  • Work and life balance.
  • An independent role.
  • Opportunity to speak with clinicians so you can learn about the therapeutical area.
  • Involved in many activities.
  • Knowledge sharing.

How To Apply

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