Jun 27, 2022

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 an Biostatician (Principal/Sr Principal/Associate Director) to join the team. Come to an industry leader where you will be responsible for all statistical work, scientific and operational, in collaboration with the clinical trial teams and other quantitative partners in the analytics team.

What you’ll be doing: Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Responsible for strategic statistical input and influence into one or more pro-jects (development plan, regulatory strategy, publication strategy, pricing & reimbursement strategy, statistical deliverables)
• Planning and execution of exploratory analyses and statistical consultation within your cross-functional teams
• Lead development and implementation of innovation in statistical methodology and trial design
• As partner to clinical and scientific leadership, drive strategic statistical input to development programs within the assigned TA/DA/indications
• Contribute to external engagement with consultants, advisory boards, health authorities, congresses, and scientific meetings
• All statistical tasks on the assigned trials
• 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:
• The position can be based at the following locations: East Hanover, New Jersey; Cambridge, Massachusetts; or Basel, Switzerland
• Education: MS (in statistics or equivalent) or PhD (in statistics or equivalent) with the below experience:
 Principal – PhD preferred OR MS with 3+ years’ relevant experience
 Senior Principal – PhD with 3+ years’ relevant experience preferred OR MS with 7+ years’ relevant experience
 Associate Director - PhD with 6+ years’ relevant experience preferred OR MS with 10+ years’ relevant experience
 Position will be filled at level to commensurate with experience. (May be hired at the Principal, Senior Principal, and Associate Director levels)
• Fluent English (oral and written)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills bridging scientific and business needs

Why Novartis
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].
Global Drug Development
East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
Full Time
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Biostatistician (Principal/Sr Principal/Associate Director)

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