The Pharmaceutical Science and Manufacturing Statistics group supports a wide variety of activities in drug development and manufacturing spanning new and marketed, chemical and biological entities. This position is located at the Groton, CT facility.
Provide primary statistics support to the science and technology lines within Pharmaceutical Sciences: spanning drug substance, drug product, and analytical method development, as well as regulatory activities.
Collaborate with scientists to plan meaningful studies, statistically analyze, and communicate / document the results.
Demonstrate leadership in influencing and improving workflows by identifying, developing, and applying new quantitative methods as needed to solve problems in pharmaceutical research.
Participate in the group's education initiative by teaching courses such as basic statistics, regression analysis, and statistical experimental design.
Pursue business-related research interests and represent Pfizer externally.
MS in Statistics or equivalent degree, with one year or more work experience, preferably in a laboratory science environment.
Statistical knowledge through coursework and/or demonstrated statistical application in descriptive and inferential statistics, general linear models, mixed models, statistical experimental design, and quality control.
Sound computational skills: SAS, S+ / R, or equivalent, and knowledge of a variety of commercial packages.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills in explaining complex statistics in the context of experimental objectives.
Significant coursework in a scientific discipline (chemistry, biology, computing, engineering).
Prior experience working in pharmaceutical research and development.
Strong analytical skills in extracting data from different resources, and organizing, analyzing and interpreting large volumes of data.
Good team player with demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships.
The flexibility to balance many projects and customers simultaneously.
The ability to be independent and learn new skills quickly.
The aptitude to identify and understand relevant scientific literature and apply knowledge gained from these sources.
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