Manager / Associate Director, Biostatistics
San Francisco, CA

Manager / Associate Director of Biostatistics
We are seeking a Manager / Associate Director of Biostatistics (JO-1602-075) to join us in a fulltime capacity working on a variety of projects in our PBS (Project-Based Services) Group, with a focus on oncology studies. You will be a strong lead dedicated to a high level of quality, the fast pace of a CRO and serving as a lead for a number of projects, interacting with numerous clients domestically and internationally.
You will have responsibility for leading study activities, training and supervising Cytel staff working on oncology studies, performing general project management, and supporting business development for new project work focused on oncology.
Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate will have a PhD or Master’s degree from an accredited US institution of higher education along with eight (8) years or more working on clinical trials. Expectations for this person include:
  • A thorough understanding of statistical principles
  • Ability to act as statistical lead on multi-functional teams for oncology studies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Clinical trial designs in Phase I to III studies (e.g. exposure to Adaptive or Group Sequential designs a plus)
  • Conversant with SAS programming, and knowledge of SAS procedures and other statistical software
  • A mentor to statisticians that may be new to oncology studies
  • An effective communicator: able to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay terms
  • An effective team player; willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.
  • Ability to be flexible when priorities change
While we would ideally like this individual to be based on the West coast of the U.S. we are open to the right person being located elsewhere and working remotely so long as they are willing and able to travel for business and client needs.
Additionally, it is not imperative for this individual to have CRO experience it is highly desirable and those candidates with this experience will be given preferred consideration.
Compensation & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary-based package, bonus, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, plus a contributing 401K plan.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.


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