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Statistical Science Associate Director, Late Oncology, Waltham, Massachusetts

CategoryR&D Oncology (Susan Galbraith (07016555)) (85008610)
CountryUnited States
Those who join AstraZeneca feel a sense of ownership about their future. They thrive with a recognized leader in the industry. AstraZenecais an agile, fast-moving and emerging industry leader inoncology. We are a nimble organization that values smart risk-takers. WithAstraZeneca, you will be applying a creative approach to science while being at the forefront of a strong and rich pipeline of cutting-edge medicines. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance science, technology and medicine to develop products designed to help people live better lives. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, integrity and growth opportunities.

Our Oncology Pipeline

Our robust pipeline includes investigational therapies in varied stages of clinical development, from recently approved products to earlier-stage molecules in clinical trials. We aspire to transform the lives of cancer patients, working to eliminate cancer as a cause of death in the future.

We are currently looking for experienced Principal Statisticians to work at the heart ofour late-phase clinical project teams. Your proven statistical expertise will be a key influence on our clinical program designs, informing ourdecision making and driving best practice.
Main responsibilities:
  • Execute strategic, statistical thinking and contributions to clinical development plans
  • Through collaboration with experts, develop design options and provide quantitative decision support
  • Innovate and improve study design through adaptive design and Bayesian methods, including trial simulation
  • Improve statistical methodology, processes and delivery activities
  • Oversee internal and external statisticians in the delivery of analysis and reporting
  • Interpret and present clinical trial results

Essential requirements:
  • A Statistics, Mathematics, or related MSc Degree
  • Direct experience of clinical trials, ideally in pharmaceuticals or healthcare
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A collaborative mindset
  • Genuine commitment to drive innovation to advance statistical science
  • Oncology experience would be an advantage

  • Ph.D. Statistics or Mathematics with Statistical component