Remote Biostatistician in Charlotte, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Title: Biostatistician

Type: Contract to Hire

Location.  Work From Home

PhD required with atleast 3 years industry experience. Great salary for the right candidate.

Acts as lead statistician on projects of moderate to large size and complexity; supports lead statistician on very large, complex studies. May have staff management and/or project management responsibilities. Writes statistical reports. Aids in the development of protocols.
• Becomes familiar with the activities outlined in the department's Working Practice Documents and contributes changes as needed. Learns and follows departmental procedures for statistical analyses and programming work.
• Serves as a lead statistician on moderate and large projects.
• Leads a project team. Conducts team meetings, maintains project timelines, assesses resources needed, provides resources, and prepares the budget. Ensures that SOPs are being followed and that appropriate project
documentation is ongoing.
• Coordinates with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating and documentation. Provides guidance for database structures for analysis.
• Creates or provides specifications for analysis databases based on Data
Management database.
• Provides sample size calculations and reviews protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis.
• Provides randomization schemes and appropriate documentation.
• Develops statistical analysis plan, including table and listing specifications, and guide others on the team in its implementation.
• Programs/validates statistical tables with an emphasis on efficacy endpoints.
Provides proper documentation and oversee the work of others who assist in programming/validating.
• Prepares and reviews reports, including interim reports, final Integrated Clinical and Statistical Reports, Integrated Summaries of Safety, Integrated Summaries of Efficacy, and other documents and manuscripts. Contributes to the statistical
methods section and verify for completeness and consistency for report.
• Interacts with the sponsor on all aspects of the project.
• Understands project budget as it relates to project work scope and communicate proactively with management concerning potential changes in work scope.
• Provides general infrastructure support to the Biostatistics Department.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field and two years experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong SAS® programming skills and understanding of database structures
• Ability to promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting
• Strong knowledge of statistical principles and strong statistical skills
• Proven performance of required tasks, as evidenced in outstanding performance in current tasks and/or documented record of accomplishments
• Evidence of strong management skills, as shown through management of multiple projects and/or
staff members
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
• Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others
Working Conditions and Environment:
• Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
• Occasional drives to site locations with occasional travel both domestic and international.
Physical Requirements:
• Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
• Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
• Frequent mobility required.
• Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
• Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
• Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
• Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
• Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
• Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions
with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
• Regular and consistent attendance.


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