Principal Biostatistician

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: IN

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Cytel provides unrivaled 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, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development

As a Principal Biostatistician, independently leads the development and execution of statistical aspects for multiple or complex studies, leads portions of filing activities (e.g., multiple protocols, single indications) including planning for and execution of integrated analyses and Defends protocols and SAPs at PRC reviews and provides independent reviews. Participant in statistical organization continuous improvement initiatives.


Summary of Job Responsibilities:

  • Member of cross-functional development teams and contributes to trial design, protocol development, analysis planning, interpretation of results, and preparation of regulatory submissions.
  • Have responsibilities for integrated summaries and/or supporting a particular indication of an asset. 
  • Develop collaborative relationships and work effectively with the GBS (Global Biometric Sciences) Biostatistics Lead, the GBS Planning and Execution Lead, medical monitor, protocol manager, data manager, PK scientist, and other members of the study/indication team.
  • Responsible for strategic and scientific contributions at the indication/protocol/integrated analysis level.
  • Has responsibility for driving selection of optimal study designs, data collection, analytic approaches, and rigorous interpretation of trial data. This person may interact with external vendors, key opinion leaders and regulatory agencies.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Statistics or equivalent & ≥ 8 years of industry related experience OR

Ph.D. in Statistics or equivalent & ≥ 6 years of industry related experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of statistical / clinical trials methodology as it relates to clinical development
  • Demonstrated data analysis planning, execution, and delivery experience in multiple clinical development setting, e.g., different diseases, indications, development phase.
  • Ability to work successfully within cross-functional teams leading to successful global regulatory filings and approvals
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt quickly to the changing needs of the organization.
  • Ability to organize multiple work assignments and establish priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills evidenced in interactions with individuals at all levels of the organization and demonstrated ability to develop relationships within the organization and leverage the formal and informal organizational structure to assist in goal achievement.


TA experience preferred: Oncology or Cardiology, Immunology, Hematology, Neurology

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