Contractor - Senior Biostatistician

All Cannings
10 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a seasoned Senior Biostatistician for a multi-year FSP contract with one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. This is a key role responsible for providing statistical support to clinical studies and/or projects as assigned. You will participate in the development of study protocols including participation in study design discussions and sample size calculations, and you will review CRFs and data review guidelines.

Additionally, you will:

· Develop statistical analysis plans including analysis dataset and TLG specifications

· Perform statistical analyses

· Interpret statistical results

· Help prepare clinical study reports including integrated summaries for submissions

• MSc or PhD in Statistics.
• Multiple years (preferably minimum 5 years) of relevant clinical trial biostatistics support in design, analysis and interpretation. Proven experience of work with clinical trial data in support of safety and efficacy analysis.
• Knowledge and strong experience in survival analysis, linear and generalized linear models.
• Capacity to interface effectively with clinicians and statistical programmers.
• Capacity to work independently or under the guidance of a senior MSD statistician.
• Capacity to quickly read late development protocols, to understand the statistical methodology and to apply to clinical data.
• Knowledge and practice of CDISC SDTM and ADaM data standards.
• Ability to work complying to the company Analysis and Reporting SOPs and project data standards.
• Fast learner, team oriented, able to work independently.
• Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English.
• Knowledge of SAS programming SAS/STAT SAS/BASE, SAS macro language. Experience with SAS on PC and UNIX platforms

Who we are
Cytel Inc. is a leading provider of clinical research services and trial design and analysis software/services primarily for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, as well as for academic and government researchers. All 25 leading global biopharmaceutical companies use our technology to design, simulate and analyze their clinical studies. And as pioneers of the supporting statistical methods, every adaptive trial we've designed has been accepted by international regulators. Our work environment is supportive and exciting, offering plenty of challenge and advancement opportunities for you, and a chance to help improve the way clinical trials are run. To learn more, visit

Compensation & Benefits
We offer competitive salary-based package, bonus, comprehensive medical health insurance and pension.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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