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Associate Director, Biostatistics

Clinical Dev

icon-location-marker Princeton - NJ - US
icon-location-marker Boudry
Posted 52 days ago Full_time R1535549

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Job Description Summary
The biostatistician is a member of cross-functional development teams and contributes to trial design, protocol development, analysis planning, interpretation of results, and preparation of regulatory submissions. With appropriate experience, biostatisticians can have responsibilities for integrated summaries and/or supporting a particular indication of an asset. These individuals develop collaborative relationships and work effectively with the GBS Biostatistics Lead, the GBS Planning and Execution Lead, medical monitor, protocol manager, data manager, PK scientist, and other members of the study/indication team. Biostatisticians are individual contributors and report to a GBS Lead.

Primary Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all analyses conducted have clearly articulated hypotheses  associated with them and that the trial design and data collected support conducting the analysis
  • Communicates effectively with clinical and regulatory partners
  • Ph.D. in Statistics with 8+ years (or 10+ years for MS) pharmaceutical experience as a statistician supporting clinical trials.
  • Authors and/or reviews protocol synopsis, protocol, statistical analysis plan, data presentation plan, dataset specifications, case-report forms, randomization specifications, clinical study reports, associated publications and other study level specification documents
  • Exercises cost-disciplined science in  sizing of the trials and in the planning for the analyses to be conducted
  • Compliant with BMS processes and SOPs, global and project standards, and responsible for quality of deliverables
  • Ensures programming team or vendor partner understands the nature of the clinical data being collected and the approaches to summarizing the information
  • Collaborates with clinicians and medical writers to prepare summaries of results for use in regulatory documents  and scientific articles
  • Drives, with the Clinician, the interpretation of results, development of key messages and communication to the development team.
  • Provides statistical consultation for ad hoc analysis requests including design of appropriate analyses to answer relevant questions
  • Takes accountability for ensuring quality in all planning, design and execution of assignments associated with the assigned protocol or project.
  • Exercises cost-disciplined science in  sizing of the trials and in the planning for the analyses to be conducted
  • Compliant with BMS processes and SOPs, global and project standards, and responsible for quality of deliverables
  • Ensures programming team or vendor partner understands the nature of the clinical data being collected and the approaches to summarizing the information
  • Collaborates with clinicians and medical writers to prepare summaries of results for use in regulatory documents  and scientific articles
  • Drives, with the Clinician, the interpretation of results, development of key messages and communication to the development team.
  • Provides statistical consultation for ad hoc analysis requests including design of appropriate analyses to answer relevant questions
  • Takes accountability for ensuring quality in all planning, design and execution of assignments associated with the assigned protocol or project.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. 

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation.  Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment.  This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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