Senior Biostatistician

Posted 20 Aug 2019

Billerica, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 196684


A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

We Bring Data to Life! Into the Heart of Decision making so that we deliver and Improve medicines as “One for Patients”…through our Biostatistical, Statistical, Programming, Epidemiological and Medical Writing competences


Your role:


As the senior biostatistician for statistically clinical trials in areas including MS, Fertility, OA, etc. with limited direction or statistically complex studies with supervision; work closely with project statistician to provide statistical input for concept sheet/protocol/CRF development and perform analyses or validate statistical outputs as required or able to conduct oversight of vendor for these studies.


Who you are:


Minimum Qualification:


Bachelor’s degree plus three years or master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics or related discipline


Preferred Qualification:


  • PhD or masters  in statistics, biostatistics or related discipline
  • Three plus years' experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry in clinical development
  • At least three years’ experience in SAS or R programming
  • Preferably some experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry in clinical development
  • Ability to develop an understanding of relevant clinical therapeutic areas
  • Exhibit routine and complex problem-solving skills
  • Keep abreast of statistical developments
  • Able to communicate routine and complex statistical concepts and results to non-statistical stakeholders

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


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