Statistician Senior Job Description

Statistician Senior Job Description

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Statistician senior provides statistical support including statistical design and data analysis of clinical trials, and to perform secondary data analysis to support opt trials & publications.

Statistician Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Employ and interpret appropriate data analysis techniques and statistical methodologies such as regression analysis (both linear and non-linear), cluster analysis, CHAID, factor analysis/principal component analysis, time series, survival models, experimental designs using SAS and other statistical software independently
Communicates a basic understanding of scientific principles for assigned projects and acts in accordance with those principles
Describe the independent impact (behaviorally and financially) on a customer's relationship when a new product or service is purchased, understanding that when those purchases come at different times within the customer life-cycle and are often purchased at the same time as other products and services
Build a multi-dimensional capability to assess a customer or prospect's likelihood to purchase one of our products or services, the future value of that customer, their likelihood to be retained as a customer
Understand the impact of the economy on our sales trends and forecast those metrics over the next 12 to 24 months
Design a model to predict the performance of a retail outlet if placed anywhere in the continental U.S. , while concurrently accounting for the impacts of our pre-existing network of branches the configuration of the building and where is it placed (on a hard corner)
Construct a testing design and resulting model to understand and estimate the incremental and combined impacts on market-level sales from various campaign media types (and media spend levels) such as TV, Newspaper, Internet, and Radio
Help answer questions regarding plays that just happened
Provide thought leadership and project leadership to develop advanced analytic methodologies to detect patterns in mid- and large-scale clinical, product performance, and manufacturing data, including methods from multivariate statistics and machine learning paradigms
Leadership responsibilities will also communication of results to team members and management

Statistician Senior Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Statistician Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAS, SQL

Education for Statistician Senior

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Employers hiring for the statistician senior job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Economics, Public Health, Science, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Technical

Skills for Statistician Senior

Desired skills for statistician senior include:

Epidemiologic concepts and methodology
Procedures of health services research to the completion of difficult assignments
Cluster analysis
FDA and ICH regulations and industry standards applicable to the design
Interrupted time series
Survival models
Analysis of clinical trials and regulatory submissions
Difference-in-difference analysis

Desired experience for statistician senior includes:

Experience building logistic and linear regression models is required
Experience working with large structured datasets is desirable
Ability to create new ideas for statistical solutions to address customers’ business issues
Master’s degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or other related discipline
Experience with SAS, SQL ideally within a UNIX or Hadoop environment
Experience building solutions, knowledge of alternative methodologies is a plus

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Statistician Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of statistician senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for statistician senior
  • Data analysis responsibilities include sample design, data prep, identification of appropriate analytic and statistical methodology, development and documentation of process and results
  • Collaborating with researchers on experimental design, data analysis, and the interpretation and clear communication of results
  • Manages statistical output for clinical studies
  • Review, synthesize, interpret and report analysis results
  • Perform protocol development, sample size calculation, protocol and CRF review and also advise data management staff on database design, and critical data
  • Interpret analysis and craft statistical sections of integrated reports
  • Manage customer relationships and provide training and mentorship to junior staff members and newcomers
  • Have excellent written and oral presentation skills including grammatical/technical writing skills and pay attention to the details
  • Have in-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements
  • Take strong individual initiative, show dedication to quality and present excellent organization skills
Qualifications for statistician senior
  • Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience or PhD in data science, (bio)statistics, applied statistics, applied mathematics, machine learning, or similar fields preferred
  • Experience with demonstrated expertise in statistics and/or machine learning research methodologies required
  • Strong communication skill and proficient project management experience
  • Experience in a regulated environment such as medical devices or pharmaceuticals
  • Ability to provide project leadership to colleagues and management in innovative statistical techniques
  • Master’s level training required, Ph.D

Statistician Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a statistician senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for statistician senior
  • He/she will participate in process improvement, training, standards development and enhancing statistical technical expertise
  • The Senior Statistician will liaise with other statisticians within the organization, and build working relationships with cross-functional team members
  • QA/QC data and analysis output to ensure accuracy
  • Monitor project progress relative to timeline and scope
  • Prepare and refine analytic approaches developed in conjunction with investigative team
  • Serve as methodological expert with clients to provide guidance on design and analysis of observational studies
  • Support company-wide strategies for engaging and analysing novel datasets
  • Contribute to writing of study proposals, including statistical analysis sections
  • Lead development of SAPs (including table shells and figures), data extraction (using SAS/R/SQL), preparation and analyses according to study protocol or SAP
  • Contribute to communication strategies and present insights and perspectives to clients, internal training courses and conference presentations
Qualifications for statistician senior
  • Experience in PMML is a plus
  • Advanced data management and analysis skills
  • Ability to work independently collaboratively on research teams
  • Provides statistical support for clinical studies, including study design, sample size calculations, patient randomization, statistical analyses, interpretation of data, and reporting of results
  • You are well experienced in applying statistical tools like R and Python to real-world problems and familiar with combining and transforming data from heterogeneous sources and complex data sources
  • Master’s degree or higher in Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Economics, Operations Research or other related discipline

Statistician Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of statistician senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for statistician senior
  • Collaborate with researchers to achieve study objectives, deliver results on time, and ensure the quality of deliverables
  • Interact with knowledge experts to specify statistical models
  • Analyze retrospective health research data and interpret results
  • Serve as consultant regarding content and methods to both internal and external users
  • Create specifications for building analytic data files
  • Ensure data and reporting meet high standards
  • Innovate statistical methods or adapt standard statistical methods, as needed
  • Give talks on statistical methods for both internal and external audiences
  • The analyst will design the study by choosing the population, methodology,and outcome metrics to measure
  • Ensure full integration of statistics across functions into everyday work as appropriate
Qualifications for statistician senior
  • Create new ideas for statistical solutions to address customers’ business issues
  • Experience building logistic and linear regression solutions, knowledge of machine learning and non-linear models preferred
  • Skilled and proficient in data visualization tools preferred such as Tableau, Tibco Spotfire, SAS Visual Analytics, or SAS Data Visualization
  • Possesses strong presentation skill in developing and presenting ROI, use case and strategy recommendations to senior business leaders
  • Oncology experience required or experience using similar methods applied to Oncology
  • Preferably at least 3 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry in clinical development

Statistician Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of statistician senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for statistician senior
  • Stay up to date with latest developments in the field of statistics and explore applicability for our organization
  • Support improvement of data collection and management to enable quick and reliable data analysis
  • Be part of an established team of professionals experts in HTA submissions in support of a growing book of business
  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of strategic solutions addressing the statistical needs of HTA dossiers, including methodologies
  • Importantly, by joining this team you will apply your skills and experience, in support of developing scientifically based arguments, aiming to provide fair accessibility to MSD drugs and vaccines making a real difference in patient’s lives
  • Assume the role of Study Statistician for some studies, particularly non-standard / contract type studies
  • Development and review of Statistical Analysis Plans and Statistical Contributions, to include statistical methodology, statistical programming procedures, definition of derived variables, data handling rules and mock-ups
  • Responsible for statistical input to clinical study, pharmacokinetic and statistics reports
  • Verification of randomization components (specification and schedule)
  • Provides input into the planning activities related to the preparation of, distribution of and access to randomization and unblinding information as required
Qualifications for statistician senior
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines applicable to clinical development
  • Familiarization with or ability to develop an understanding of relevant therapeutic areas
  • Proven knowledge of the role of biomarker in drug development, strong interest in life sciences and proven knowledge of general statistical software packages
  • Extensive experience with practical applications of biostatistical methodology
  • Provide biostatistical input to Medical Affairs teams for the design, planning and conduct of analyses of Phase IV clinical trials and observational studies post-hoc analyses of existing databases and meta-analyses
  • Knowledge in epidemiology in the conduct of meta-analyses and network-meta-analyses are desirable

Statistician Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a statistician senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for statistician senior
  • Liaison with internal and external clients, as required
  • Perform independent peer review of statistical deliverables
  • May train scientists and medical staff in statistics, as required
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge with FDA guidelines and in new statistical methods, implementing them when necessary
  • May provide support for Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), ensuring maintenance of appropriate blinding
  • Selection and induction of staff for which he/she is directly responsible, providing training, regular status meetings, setting objectives and monitoring progress through PMD
  • Contribute to the review and amendment of departmental processes and supporting documentation
  • May contribute to proposal activities and client presentations as needed
  • Experience analyzing Big Data in healthcare industry
  • Experience with statistical software such as R, SAS, SPSS, Latent Gold and/or Unscrambler
Qualifications for statistician senior
  • 5+ years experience, or equivalent education, in the credit, collections, marketing analytics arena
  • Working SAS knowledge
  • Expertise in statistical methodologies such as predictive modeling and inference, machine learning methods, mixed effects models, multivariate analysis
  • The Senior Statistician will be responsible for leading and delivering statistical analytic solutions for multiple Phase I-IV clinical trials at a trial level by executing SAPs, ensuring high quality and timely production of statistical reporting deliverables (analysis datasets, tables, listings and graphs)
  • Supervise CROs as required and ensure timely deliverables
  • Demonstrates full proficiency in SAS or R, working knowledge of other relevant computational tools as required

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