Bayer Associate Director Lead Statistician, Clinical Statistics Oncology in Whippany, New Jersey

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Associate Director Lead Statistician, Clinical Statistics Oncology

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Lead Statistician, Clinical Statistics Oncology, are to:

  • Take the statistical lead for one or more oncology clinical development projects in the role of project statistician, thus facilitating the overall organization and coordination of all statistical activities regarding the oncology clinical development of the projects;

  • Provide statistical and methodological consultation and contributes to multi-disciplinary and multi-company teams;

  • Facilitate the overall organization and coordination of statistical activities for important studies and projects;

  • Lead virtual teams of statisticians and representatives of other functions;

  • Influence decision making processes during oncology drug development by use of appropriate statistical methodology (e.g. simulations, meta-analyses or modeling approaches);

  • Keep abreast of regulatory and methodological issues and ensures communication of these in the respective teams. Identifies and implements innovative statistical methodology for the respective field of responsibility, if appropriate in cooperation with academic experts;

  • Lead the development and evolution of standard processes for routine assessments in oncology clinical development as well as project specific standards;

  • Respond to inquiries from health authorities and other internal or external partners.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or MSc in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics, or related field;

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, as required;

  • Excellent knowledge of statistical programming languages (including SAS and R);

  • Fluent English skills;

  • At least four years as a statistician with significant time spent in pharma, biotech or similar sector;

  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including understanding of clinical drug development process and associated documents and regulations;

  • Experience in leading teams of statisticians and/or representatives from other functions;

  • High level of expertise in multiple fields relevant for clinical development.

*Position could be based in Whippany, NJ office or Boston/Cambridge, MA office

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country:United States

Location:MA-Cambridge, NJ-Whippany