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Biostatistician
Ref No.: 18-13274
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Job Title: Biostatistician
Duration: 6 months
Location:­ Waltham, MA

Job Description:

Temporary Biostatistician provides statistical support to assigned products or programs, including under supervision response to statistical issues arising in regulatory, commercial, worldwide medical or other legal settings as required.
  • The temporary Biostatistician provides statistical support to assigned products or programs, including under supervision response to statistical issues arising in regulatory, commercial, worldwide medical or other legal settings as required.
  • He/She builds and maintains strong collaboration with different disciplines across the organization in order to identify and meet their needs for statistical support.
  • He/She follows standard procedures within projects.
  • May represent Biostatistics on SMT teams as required, and provides professional statistical support to clinical development teams.
  • Able to make decisions within a study, and at SMT level across a variety of studies with input from line or Lead Biostatistician if required. Under supervision, able to handle requests from regulatory agencies, health authorities
  • Interacts with team members across functional areas and multiple studies as required
  • Ensure timeliness and high quality of Biostatistics deliverables.
  • Supports staff to resolve statistical or technical issues.
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Thorough understanding of statistical principles and clinical trial methodology
  • Able to practice and implement them.o Broad knowledge of medical/biological terminology and clinical trial designs and competitive landscape in relevant therapeutic areas.
  • Able to manage many projects simultaneously, to manage conflicting priorities, and to be flexible when priorities change.
  • Able to handle highly complex tasks with supervision.
  • Must be able to deal with ambiguity.
  • Knowledge of the clinical development process and the role of biostatistics.
  • Contribute to development of innovative/creative statistical/technical solutions to complex problems.
  • Effective team player; willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize.
  • Knowledge of current methodology research and focusing on methodology research driven by project need.
  • Highly conversant with SAS programming, and detailed knowledge of SAS procedures and other statistical software.
  • Effective communicator: able to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in Client terms; able to understand requests for complex analyses, etc.
  • Attentive to detail. Able to write and present information effectively.
Education/Experience:
  • MS or PhD in Biostatistics/Statistics and equivalent
  • MS in Biostatistics/Statistics with 4-6 years relevant experience
  • PhD in Biostatistics/Statistics or equivalent with 2-4 years relevant work experience
Shiva Prasad | Senior Recruiter
Sunrise Systems Inc.
Desk: (732) 272 0346
Email: shiva.p@sunrisesys.com | URL: www.sunrisesys.com
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