• location: Deerfield, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $185,000 - $190,000 per year
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Job Title: Director, Biostatistics

Position Description

  • Manages the daily activities of the biostatistics staff, to ensure everyone is well-trained on company standard processes and to promote efficiency, quality, and timeliness in project work.
Position Responsibilities

  • Participates in proposal development for mid-size programs and/or new drug applications (NDAs).
  • Represents biostatistics on operational committees for mid-size FSP opportunities.
  • Responsible for staff career growth and development.
  • Monitors staff projects quality, timeliness and budgets to foresee and correct issues and assure project expectations are met.
  • Manages resources within team: new hires, terminations, transfers, and contractors.
  • Summarizes growth and programs to be considered in the annual budget.
  • Acts as the primary leader within a region.
  • Participates in internal and client audits.
Position Requirements

  • 9 years of leadership experience in biostatistics at a CRO or pharmaceutical company, including 5 years of formal people management experience
  • Demonstrates project leadership and ability to manage technical staff.
  • Understands computerized systems (SAS), PC-Windows, and Word.
  • Displays excellent written communication and presentation skills.
  • Exhibits knowledge of advanced biostatistical methodology.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of clinical research guidance, including Food and Drug Administration (FDA), international regulatory agencies, international conference on harmonization (ICH), and good clinical practice (GCP).
  • Master's degree in statistics or biostatistics
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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