Biostatistician, Strategic Consulting
Cambridge, MA

Biostatistician, Strategic Consulting- Cambridge, MA

We are seeking a Biostatistician to join Cytel’s growing Strategic Consulting group. We are looking for an energetic, focused, detail-oriented professional with an interest and desire to work in a fast-paced environment on projects for global clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. You will work collaboratively with clients and colleagues from around the world to provide strategic input to the clinical development plan, study design, interim decision making rules, data analysis, and interpretation, using novel and advanced statistical methods.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Contributing to the strategic problem-solving process
  • Providing deep statistical methodology expertise to teams
  • Defining statistical issues and identifying solutions that contribute to the client's overall business goals
  • Developing, researching, analyzing, and refining original statistical methodology, approaches, points of view, and problem-solving tools in collaboration with others
  • Analyzing data,programming,and simulating statistical methods in support of projects
  • Accurately interpreting statistical results and concepts
  • Leading or assisting in writing up client reports, statistical sections of study protocols, statistical analysis plans, and other study documentation
  • Writing up, publishing, and presenting work to establish industry thought leadership
Ideally, you will have:
You must have PhD in a related field. We also require:
  • Good overview-level knowledge of (or demonstrated propensity to learn) the most innovative and complex study designs and statistical analysis methods that apply to clinical trials
  • Ability to develop new statistical methods and strategies
  • High-level knowledge of a statistical programming language (preferably R)
  • An effective team player; willingness to go the extra distance to get results and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible when priorities change

Compensation & Benefits
We offer competitive salary-based package, bonus, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, plus a contributing 401K plan.

Company Profile:
Cytel Inc. is a leading provider of clinical research services and trial design and analysis software/services primarily for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, as well as for academic and government researchers. All 25 leading global biopharmaceutical companies use our technology to design, simulate and analyze their clinical studies. And as pioneers of the supporting statistical methods, every adaptive trial we've designed has been accepted by international regulators. Our work environment is supportive and exciting, offering plenty of challenge and advancement opportunities for you, and a chance to help improve the way clinical trials are run. 
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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