Biostatistician - SAS, R in Athens, GA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a Biostatistician responsible for providing statistical and data handling support for assigned R&D projects.


  • Provide consultation on experimental design and propose innovative methods of analysis and handling of data and perform statistical analysis of data and prepare reports, graphs and tables as needed.  
  • Interact with regulatory agencies with regard to statistical aspects of registration submissions as required and will maintain a high level of scientific expertise.  
  • Provide statistical input and support for all areas of the Division.  
  • May also supervise a team of four professionals.
  • Perform power and sample size calculations for studies as requested.
  • Ensure application of good trial design procedures to studies.
  • Produce randomization schedules.
  • Assist technical leaders and scientists in optimizing studies if necessary, taking into account study objectives and constraints.
  • Choose the appropriate statistical methods for analysis of data, and to review and write statistical analyses sections of study protocols.
  • Perform statistical analyses on clinical and laboratory data and write statistical reports with a high level of quality.
  • Ensure the USDA requirements regarding Biostatistics issues are fulfilled and to communicate that to the project team as required.
  • Be prepared to answer Regulatory questions regarding Biostatistics matters and interface with USDA Biometrics.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for contractors on Biostatistics matters.
  • Collaborates extensively with the Biostatisticians within Merial to share experiences and implement and improve standardization of statistical approaches.
  • Stays informed of the theoretical and technical improvements in statistics by attending training courses and/or conferences as necessary. 


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in statistics or the equivalent. In addition, a minimum of 3 (Ph.D.) or 6 (M.S.) years experience as a biometrician in a clinical environment is required.
  • Knowledge of SAS software, including SAS/GRAPH
  • Must be comfortable with use of a relational database package such as ORACLE
  • Proficiency in word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Excel) and other PC software is highly desirable
  • Good oral and written communication skills are essential

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.



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