Sr. Biostatistician (R1114744) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/24/2020
  • Job ID:
    R1114744

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Purpose:

 Develop statistical methods sections of protocols and review case report forms (CRFs). Prepare analysis plans and write specifications for analysis files, tables, and figures. Communicate with clients regarding study protocol or statistical analysis issues as they arise. Communicate with study team members regarding study execution as it relates to timelines, data quality, and interpretation of results. Interpret analyses and write statistical sections of study reports. Provide training, guidance and mentorship to lower level and new staff.

Title: Sr. Biostatician

Experience: Min 5 Years (Good Pharma/CRO industry)

Major Requirement: Early Development Biostatistics

Location: Anywhere in US

Home based

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the development of analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications, the production of tables, listings and figures, data review and statistical analysis.
  • Perform protocol development, sample size calculation, protocol and CRF review.
  • Advise data management staff on database design, and critical data. May advise on validation checks.
  • Write statistical sections of integrated reports.
  • Provide expert statistical input into and review of statistical deliverables (i.e. analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications, data review, tables, listings, figures and statistical sections for integrated reports) and data management deliverables (i.e. database design, validation checks and critical data).
  • Act as statistical team lead for single complex studies or groups of studies.
  • Understand the Scope of Work, budget and quote assumptions, estimate the work completed, manage scope, and provide revenue and resource forecasts for single studies. May manage project budget and resource requirements.
  • Perform the review of RFPs and QIPs, prepare proposal text and attend bid defense meetings.
  • Manage customer relationships.
  • Provide training and guidance to lower level and new staff.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills
  • Excellent attention and accuracy with details
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines Familiarity with moderately complex statistical methods that apply to applicable clinical trials
  • Familiarity with moderately complex statistical methods that apply to applicable clinical trials
  • Strong individual initiative
  • Strong organizing skills
  • Strong working knowledge of SAS computing package
  • Familiarity with other relevant statistical computing packages such as nQuery
  • Strong commitment to quality
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to lead and co-ordinate small teams
  • Ability to solve moderately complex problems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Working knowledge of relevant Data Standards (such as CDISC/ADaM)

Nice to have:

  • Mostly trial level responsibilities
  • Disease area experience not relevant
  • Knowledge of Bayesian would be a plus. Knowledge of R would be an advantage


Minimum Required Education and Experience:


• PhD in Biostatistics or related field and 1-year relevant experience; Master's degree in Biostatistics or related field and 3 years relevant experience; Bachelor's degree in Biostatistics or related field and 5 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.



Job ID: R1114744