Associate Director, Nonclinical Biostatistics
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Berkeley Heights
Posted on: May 28, 2023
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The Associate Director, Nonclinical Biostatistics, is a member of cross-functional teams, provides leadership for both bioanalytical assay development and drug safety studies. Contributions in the bioanalytical area include the optimization, validation, and troubleshooting of immunogenicity (IMG), biomarker, and pharmacokinetic (PK) assays. Contributions in the drug safety area include reviewing and improving study protocols; analyzing data for general toxicology studies on an as-needed basis; assisting with the development and validation of PK, biomarker, IMG and genotoxicity assays; and analyzing tumor and mortality data from carcinogenicity studies. This individual develops collaborative relationships and works effectively with non-clinical scientists, and other cross-functional team members.
+ The Associate Director leads the planning and execution of statistical strategies for nonclinical and clinical bioanalytical assay development. This includes: contributions to study design and protocol development; statistical analysis planning and execution; preparation and interpretation of study results; and co-authoring internal study reports, regulatory submissions, and publications. Provides immediate troubleshooting for failing assays.
+ The Associate Director leads the planning and execution of statistical strategies for both GLP and non-GLP drug safety studies. These include: contributions to study design and protocol review; statistical analysis planning and execution; preparation and interpretation of study results; and co-authoring reports, regulatory submissions, and publications. Animal safety assessment areas include: general toxicology (including pathology), immunotoxicology, genetic toxicology, and carcinogenicity studies.
+ Provides statistical education and training to scientists.
+ Expeditiously addresses queries from regulatory agencies with high quality responses.
+ Presents the results of statistical analyses, their interpretation, and conclusions, to scientists and management in a clear, concise, complete, and transparent manner.
+ Contributes to external and internal statistical community of innovation and practices
+ PhD (6+ years experience) or MS (8+ years experience) in statistics or biostatistics or related scientific field with relevant Pharmaceutical R&D or other related experience.
+ Demonstrated knowledge of statistical methodology specific to assay development and drug safety studies.
+ Possesses technical knowledge of broader statistical methodology, and ability to appropriately apply it in design and statistical analysis for accurate and high-quality results.
+ Proficiency in scientific computing/programming (SAS, R or Python) and implementation of advanced statistical analysis, data manipulation, graphing & simulation.
+ Great communication, writing and organizational skills.
+ Good understanding of regulatory landscape and experience with participating in regulatory interactions
+ Demonstrates collaboration, organizational/ leadership abilities, and interpersonal skills
+ Demonstrates ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple work assignments, and strong project management skills
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**Company:** Bristol Myers Squibb
**Req Number:** R1568819
**Updated:** 2023-05-24 00:51:10.609 UTC
**Location:** Berkeley Heights,New JerseyBristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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