Senior Biostatistician


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A genomics-based pharmaceutical company in Branford, CT, dedicated to improving the
lives of patients by developing novel pharmaceutical products that address
unmet medical needs, is seeking a Senior Clinical and PreClinical Biostatistician.

Primary Responsibilities:
Working with Clinical and Biometrics Groups, write Statistical Section and Statistical Analysis Plans for clinical trials. Review and provide input to statistical plans written by others. Review relevant clinical literature to perform power calculations to support the number of patients to include in a clinical study. Review Case Report Forms (CRFs) to ensure all relevant data necessary for data analysis is captured. Select appropriate best-practices randomization and stratification schemes for study design. Provide, as needed, designs for interim analyses with knowledge of FDA and EMEA guidelines for study size and power calculation adjustments. Analyze clinical study data using SAS (Windows-based) and provide written reports of results. Review study reports provided by CROs. Provide additional support, as needed, for PreClinical data analysis. Must be able to work both independently and as an effective team player within the Biometrics Group and across disciplines with the Clinical and PreClinical Groups. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience with experimental design, general linear models, survival analysis, analysis of repeated measures, multivariate data analysis, permutation tests and multiple testing adjustments are necessary. Programming experience in SAS and R (or S-Plus) is required. Experience with Microarray gene expression analysis and normalization techniques is useful. Experience working in a UNIX environment is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics and 3 years of Clinical Pharmaceutical Industry Experience, or M.S. with a minimum of 5 years Clinical Pharmaceutical Industry Experience.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your Word formatted resume, cover note and salary requirement to Please include the specific position to which you are applying in the subject line of your email. This will ensure your resume is routed to the correct recruiter as quickly as possible.

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If you are not interested in the opportunity for yourself, please consider referring a colleague or friend. They do have a generous referral program.

Last updated: February 21, 2005

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