Biostatistician – Research Scientist II (V087)

  • Contract Duration: 18 months
  • Research & Development
  • Boston, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

Lenox Executive Search is seeking a highly independent and innovative biostatistician to join the Integrated Pharmacology group at our key global pharmaceutical client in Boston, MA. This is a remote contractual position with the potential requirement to work onsite once a week. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a strong foundation in statistical methodologies and programming. The successful candidate will be responsible for advising scientists on study designs and all statistical analysis. Preference will be giving to candidates with a track record of innovation in the field. The Integrated Pharmacology group supports late-stage drug discovery for all disease areas in the drug discovery portfolio at the Boston site and the biostatistician will be a member of multiple discovery project teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with biologists to develop and implement statistical analysis methods to achieve study/experimental objectives and advance projects
  • Advise on statistical analysis including necessary transformations, confirmatory data analysis, appropriate sample size, power calculations including all statistical tests and methodologies
  • Author statistical analysis and method sections for manuscripts, internal stage gate and regulatory documents for all projects in Boston research • Align statistical analysis plans with scientists
  • Implement statistical methods and data analysis
  • Propose and develop innovative statistical approaches to drug discovery
  • Serve as a strong representative on interdisciplinary project teams that require statistical input
  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with company policies

Minimal Requirements:

  • PhD (or equivalent degree) in Biostatistics, Statistics or related quantitative field and 2-5 years of relevant industry or postdoctoral experience
  • Competence with SAS and R; proficiency with multiple statistical programs preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of statistical methods used in drug development
  • Exceptional analytical and computing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborates well with non-statisticians and excels in a team environment
  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced work environment
  • A desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at transforming the lives of people with serious diseases, their families and society
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