PPD Statistical Science Director- work from home or office-based opportunity! in Morrisville, North Carolina
Wonderful opportunity to join our Biometrics department in a Statistical Scientist role at the Director level! This is an amazing opportunity that does not come available often. If you are looking to take your knowledge of working on clinical trial studies as a statistician and your passion for the science behind the research, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
The Statistical Science Director performs scientific oversight over multiple complex projects. Serves as the scientific and therapeutic area thought leader for study design and statistical analysis issues. Serves as the project manager for Biostatistics contracts -both stand alone and cross divisional.
Provides scientific strategy consultation to clients for drug or device development planning. : Serves as Principal Investigator on government research grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements. Maintains expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulations and statistical analyses.
Education and Experience:
Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, or equivalent field with appropriate statistical coursework and 9 years of work experience (with at least 8 years in clinical trial experience as a statistician and 2 years of management experience supervising employees)
Or PH.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or equivalent field with appropriate statistical coursework and 7 years of work experience (with at least 6 years in clinical trial experience as a statistician and 1 year of management experience supervising employees)
Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as demonstrated by consistently superior project-related performance and scientific leadership
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated initiative and motivation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others in a multi-disciplinary setting
Strong knowledge of SAS and clinical biostatistics
Demonstrated knowledge of the drug development process
Conversant knowledge of FDA and other Regulatory guidances and regulations
Demonstrated ability to manage change and uncertainty to optimize positive outcomes
Must be able to multi task and pay close attention to detail
Strong theoretical background and applied statistical knowledge
Ability to communicate complex statistical concepts in a multi-disciplinary setting
And a combination of/four or more/of the following:
o Proven performance in leading complex projects
o Evidence of strong management skills, as shown through the successful management of multiple projects and team members
o Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
o Strong theoretical background and applied statistical knowledge
o Proven ability to mentor senior statisticians with regard to scientific principles, statistical methodology, and/or knowledge of a specific therapeutic area
o Ability to communicate complex statistical concepts in a multi-disciplinary setting
o Demonstrated knowledge in one or more therapeutic areas
PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.
*Organization: Clin Dev-United States (CLDUS)
*Title: Statistical Science Director- work from home or office-based opportunity!
*Location: North Carolina-Morrisville - Home Based
*Requisition ID: 149392