Associate Director Biostatistics (80-100%*) " >Associate Director Biostatistics (80-100%*)

Nov 23, 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.

Join an industry leader that is going big on data and digital. Leveraging your skills in statistics and data science, you will have the responsibility for all statistical tasks for specific trials/projects and drive innovation using novel statistical/ data science methodology.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Providing statistical input for clinical projects (development plan, regulatory strategy, publication strategy, statistical deliverables)
• Planning and executing exploratory analyses and providing statistical/data science expertise within cross-functional teams
• Driving innovation by advancing the use of novel statistical/data science methodology and trial designs
• As partner to clinical and scientific leadership, driving strategic statistical input to development programs within the assigned indications
• Contributing to external engagement with consultants, advisory boards, health authorities, congresses, and scientific meetings
• All statistical tasks on the assigned trials/programs
• Mentoring new hires and/or junior statisticians

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:
• PhD with 6+ years’ experience preferred OR MS with 10+ years’ experience
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to balance scientific and business needs
• Collaborative mindset, enthusiasm for statistics/ data science

*Some restrictions on flexible working options may apply and will be discussed during interview if applicable

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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!

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