Principal/Senior Principal/Associate Director Biostatistics , Oncology

Oct 04, 2021

Job Description

200+ compounds in Novartis are supported by biostatisticians in 10+ sites around the globe. Biostatisticians transform clinical data into analyses that build the basis for making innovative drugs accessible for patients. They influence decision-making in cross-functional international teams from early to late phase drug development.

Come to an industry leader where you will be responsible for all statistical work, scientific and operational, in collaboration with the clinical trial team. You will have the opportunity to support trial/project/disease-level deliverables for clinical development/research projects with supervision. You will develop and implement modern and innovative clinical trial/experimental designs, statistical methodology in collaboration with a cross-functional team. This role enables working independently at the trial level and may lead to indication or project level statistical activities for a clinical development project.

•All statistical tasks on the assigned trials
•Protocol development in alignment with the development plan, developing statistical analysis plan, reporting activities.
•Planning and execution of exploratory analyses and statistical consultation within your cross-functional teams
•Lead the development and implementation of innovation in statistical methodology and trial design
•Have opportunity to explain statistical methodology and analysis results to cross-functional teams and support regulatory submission to bring new treatments to patients
•Contribute to external engagement with consultants, advisory boards, health authorities, congresses, and scientific meetings

•Mentor new hires and/or junior Statisticians.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience. (May be hired at the Principal, Senior Principal, and Associate Director levels)

Education: MS (in statistics or equivalent) or PhD (in statistics or equivalent)

Principal – PhD preferred OR MS with 3+ years’ experience
Senior Principal – PhD with 3+ years’ experience preferred OR MS with 7+ years’ experience
Associate Director – PhD with 6+ years’ experience preferred OR MS with 10+ years’ experience

You’ll receive flexible working, learning and development opportunities as well.

Why consider Novartis?

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
Global Drug Development
East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
Full Time
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Principal/Senior Principal/Associate Director Biostatistics , Oncology

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