Associate Director, Biostatistics

Myokardia South San Francisco , CA 94080

Posted 4 months ago

Associate Director, Biostatistics

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Provide statistical support to clinical development plans, strategies, endpoint selection, study design, scientific publications, and regulatory meetings

  • Collaborate with the clinical team in the design, analysis, and reporting of data in clinical trials

  • Lead biostatistics activities on a NDA filing

  • Responsible for the development of Statistical Analysis Plan and reporting results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, listings, and tables.

  • Provide statistical interpretation of results and explain statistical methodology to team members.

  • Provide statistical oversight to vendors, contractors, and consultants, and mentor junior staff

  • Represent biostatistics function or biometrics department in cross function teams

  • Provide leadership to Biometrics Functional Teams

  • Help head of biostatistics and biometrics leadership team to build up processes, tools, SOPs, and teams


  • PhD or Master in Statistics, Biostatistics, or relevant field.

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience for candidates with PhD and 8 years of relevant experience for candidates with a Master degree.

  • Solution orientated for complex clinical questions and translation of these to statistical hypothesis in study design.

  • Fluency with statistical analysis programing software.

  • Strong problem solving, decision making, project management, and leadership skills.

  • Effective communicator: able to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay terms; able to understand requests for complex analyses.

  • Effective team player: willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.

  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills.

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