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Sr. Biostatistician (R1046106) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Real-world data is changing the industry standard approach for real-world research study design and execution and opening-up innovative real-world research design and analysis options. As a Senior Biostatistician, with a strong understanding of issues related to analyzing real world data, you will be working with a talented team developing and applying innovative methodology to solve complex analytical problems from multiple data platforms.

Your role will include development of statistical methods sections of protocols and review case report forms (when applicable). Prepare analysis plans and write specifications for analysis files, tables, and figures.

As part of your responsibilities you will:

• Perform protocol development support, sample size calculation, protocol and CRF review and also advise data management staff on database design, and critical data. May advise on validation checks.

• 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.

• Manage customer relationships and provide training and mentorship to junior staff members and newcomers.


 Excellent written and oral presentation 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 Real World Studies

 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)

     Take strong individual initiative, show dedication to quality and present excellent organization skills


 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.

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

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1046106