Adaptive and Computational Bayesian Statistician, Full Time Cytel Software
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Join Cytel, the world leader in the design, interim monitoring and software development of adaptive clinical trials. An adaptive trial utilizes accumulating data to modify aspects of the study as it continues, without undermining the validity and integrity of the trial. This is one of the most exciting advances in clinical trial design in the past 20 years and is beginning to have a huge impact within the biopharmaceutical industry.
If you have a Masters or Ph.D. degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or a related health science field (i.e. MPH), possess an entrepreneurial spirit, and are excited at the prospect of working at a dynamic company involved in state-of-the-art research, development and implementation of new ways to run trials, we want to talk with you. Prior clinical trials experience is helpful but talent, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills are more important. Familiarity with Bayesian methods, including WinBUGS, and R programming competence are musts.
At Cytel, you will grow professionally through consulting interactions with biopharmaceutical clients and through participation in the development of breakthrough software that is helping leading companies, government agencies and research centers change the way clinical trials are designed and conducted.
Cytel Inc. is a leading provider of clinical research services and trial design and analysis software primarily for the biopharmaceutical, medical device, academic and government research markets. All 25 leading global biopharmaceutical companies use Cytel technology to design, simulate and analyze their clinical studies. Pioneers of the supporting statistical methods, every adaptive trial designed by Cytel has been accepted by international regulators.
As a Cytel statistician based in our Cambridge, MA office, you will:
Design adaptive and group sequential clinical trials for biopharmaceutical clients
Provide training to clients on the use of Cytels software products
Manage projects and client relationships
Collaborate in writing methodological and applications papers
The right candidate combines a high-degree of technical and communication skills with excellent consulting instincts, excited by the statistical and client challenges, and motivated to succeed through a stimulating reward structure.
This is a unique opportunity to influence clinical practice by providing innovative software tools and services to advance the process of drug development.
Masters degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or a related health science field (e.g. MPH)
Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics
Knowledge of R and WinBugs
Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills, and familiarity with moderately complex statistical methods that apply to Phase I-IV clinical trials
Some applied statistics training relevant to the clinical trials or health research environment
1-5 years biostatistical experience in the clinical trials or health research environment
Broad knowledge of statistical methodology, including both Bayesian and frequentist methods
Broad knowledge of software packages such as SAS or MATLAB
The position is full-time and reports to the Director of Biostatistics.
Compensation & Benefits
Cytel offers a competitive salary-based package, bonus, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, plus a contributing 401K plan.
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