Senior Biostatistician - Adaptive Designs

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: IN

Company: Cytel Software Corporation


Consultant – Innovative Designs

As a leader in next generation, data-driven pharmaceutical services, Cytel is shaping the future of clinical development. We deliver to high impact statistical consultancy on clinical development plans and individual trials, innovative analytical software for statistical analysis and simulation, and best-in-class data science analytics services. Our culture is inclusive, collaborative and results-driven with a shared commitment to quality. With operations across North America, Europe, India, and APAC, Cytel hires passionate and talented people who share its mission of ensuring the development of safe and effective health technologies.


We are hiring a Consultant to join our Strategic Consulting Practice. As a Consulting Biostatistician, you will leverage and broaden Cytel’s reputation for thought leadership and innovative services by leading engagements for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device clients. This includes developing and demonstrating thought leadership in statistical methodology for clinical development, ensuring that Cytel remains at the leading edge, and raising Cytel brand awareness and recognition throughout the industry. 


Specifically, we are looking for statisticians with expertise in both adaptive designs methodologies and the associated programming & data science capabilities to provide strategic advice to define optimal clinical trial designs.


Position may require 20-40% travel (post-Covid).


 Specific duties and responsibilities:


  • Accountable for executing of assigned projects on time and with expected quality. 
  • Participate directly in development of the deliverables or completion of other project activities.  Ensure specified deliverables are developed and undergo appropriate review and sign off.
  • Keep abreast with statistical methodologies and regulatory guidelines, including via active participation in scientific conferences and symposia.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of statistical methodologies, ideally both Frequentist and Bayesian.  Understanding of the biopharmaceutical R&D process in combination with solid business acumen and an appreciation of the broader business issues.

  • Strong R programming skills (particularly R, Python and/or, C/C++).
  • Experience in translating complex methods and approaches internally and in client environments. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, and the ability to execute in client situations at the tactical level. 
  • Collaborative, entrepreneurial and self-motivated, with an understanding of the dynamics of high-growth companies; the ability to work effectively in a challenging and sometimes rapidly changing environment.
  • Minimum of a Masters (PhD desirable) in Mathematics, Biostatistics, or a related field; 


Why Cytel?

  • You will have the opportunity to play an integral role helping our clients and the industry shape the future of drug development
  • You will be part of an exciting new chapter in Cytel’s history with high growth and opportunities to progress to leadership positions within the company
  • You will work with and leverage the best and brightest minds in the industry.