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Senior Biostatistician

Cytel - USA & APAC
Start date
18 May 2024
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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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 Senior Biostatistician, adept at utilizing advanced statistical methods, you will support or lead one or more Phase I-IV clinical studies. Experience Stats, supporting the activities like performing ad-hoc or exploratory analyses to support submission or Health Authority Questions. It will be good to have some regulatory work experience, for example, understanding the regulatory questions and translating them to statistical problems, collaborating effectively, with clinical and regulatory colleagues (with minimal supervision from Project stats).

Summary of Job Responsibilities:

• providing statistical support to clinical studies

• participating in the development of study protocols, including participation in study design discussions and sample

size calculations

• reviewing CRFs and data review guidelines; developing statistical analysis plans (SAPs), including analysis dataset

and TLG specifications

• performing statistical analyses

• interpreting statistical results

• preparing clinical study reports, including integrated summaries for submissions

• utilizing your strong communication skills to present and explain the methodology and consequences of decisions in lay


• serving as a team player, with a willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.; being

adaptable and flexible when priorities change

Qualifications and Experience:

• Master’s degree in statistics or a related discipline. Ph.D. strongly desired.

• 5+ years supporting clinical trials in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry. Experience working for a CRO is strongly desired.

• Experience in sample size calculation, protocol concept development, protocol development, SAP, and preparing clinical study reports including integrated summaries for submissions.

• Knowledge and implementation of advanced statistical methods.

• Good SAS programming skills for QCing critical outputs, Efficacy/Safety tables, and working closely with Programmers. Knowledge of R programming is a plus.

• Strong knowledge of ICH guidelines.

• Solid understanding & implementation of CDISC requirements for regulatory submissions.

• Adept in ADaM specifications generation and QC of datasets.

• Submissions experience

• Experience working with cross-functional teams, a Study Management Team (SMT), or similar teams for different clients.

• Effective communicator: able to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay terms.

• Team player; willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.

• Ability to be flexible when priorities change and deal with ambiguity.

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.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies.


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