337468BR
May 11, 2022
USA

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.

We are in search of a Principal Biostatistician in the Global Health Development Unit. The Global Health Development Unit contributes to reducing the burden of disease in over 300 million patients worldwide. The portfolio of 100+ mature products span more than 11 therapeutic areas and supports the development of novel medicines for flagship priorities.

Come to an industry leader where you will lead implementation of modern and innovative trial/experimental designs, statistical models, analysis and data exploration methodologies at the study or project level and you will be responsible for all statistical work, scientific and operational, in collaboration with the clinical trial teams and other quantitative partners in the Full Development analytics team. Statisticians in Global Health have the opportunity to identify and leverage the rich and diverse portfolio and data to enable asset value maximization, unlock the power of data to help answer key clinical questions for disease areas.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all statistical tasks on the assigned trials.
• Protocol development in alignment with the development plan, developing statistical analysis plan, reporting activities.
• Contribute to planning and execution of exploratory analyses and statistical consultation within your cross-functional teams.
• Initiate, drive and implement novel methods and innovative trial designs in alignment with the Lead Statistician.
• Collaborate with Medical, Patient Access, Real-world Evidence and other strategic functions to drive quantitative decision making in assigned indications/program with oversight.
• Collaborate cross-functionally (e.g. data management, programming, medical writing) to ensure timeliness and quality of statistical deliverables.
• Contribute to external engagement with consultants, advisory boards, health authorities, congresses, and scientific meetings

Role can be based in Cambridge, MA or East Hanover, NJ

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:
What you'll bring to the role:
• Principal level: PhD in Biostatistics, Math, Computational Biology or similar with relevant work experience (including internship) OR MS in Biostatistics, Math, Computational Biology or similar with 4+ years’ experience
• Senior Principal level: PhD in Biostatistics, Math, Computational Biology or similar with 3+ years’ experience preferred OR MS Biostatistics, Math, Computational Biology or similar with 7+ years’ experience
• Experience in Machine Learning and programming languages of R and Python is a plus
• Fluent English (oral and written)
• Good communication and presentation skills

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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.

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Global Drug Development
CD&A GDD
USA
East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
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337468BR

Principal / Sr. Principal Biostatistician

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