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Sr. Research Scientist, Stats/Principal Research Scientist, Stats

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality

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Req ID 53937 Title Sr. Research Scientist, Stats/Principal Research Scientist, Stats City 上海 State / Province 上海市 Country 中国 Region 亚洲/太平洋地区


Lead the design, analysis, and interpretation in drug development and commercialization

•The R-path statistician typically leads the statistical support for multiple compounds in one or more therapeutic areas.
•Collaborate with clinical research physicians and regulatory scientists to optimize clinical plans and study designs; specifically, the R-path statistician is responsible for statistical optimization of development strategy and design.
•Author or guide project statisticians to author certain sections of protocols; responsible for selecting the most appropriate and efficient statistical methods for data analysis.
•Collaborate with relevant functions to ensure data quality; guide project statisticians to analyze the data after study completion.
•Guide or lead study team to interpret the study results in the most appropriate way.
•Author or guide project statisticians to author study reports for submissions and other regulatory interactions.
•Lead or represent statistics to interact with regulators.
•Collaborate with medical affairs, health outcomes etc to design strategies to maximize the value of marketed assets through clinical trials or non-trial solutions.
•Responsible for driving quantitative innovations to solve complex problems in drug development and commercialization.

Other responsibilities
•The R-path statistician is expected to provide coaching and guidance for junior statisticians.
•The R-path statistician may or may not lead a team of junior statisticians. If in supervisory positions, the R-path statistician is expected to take all the supervisory responsibilities including but not limited to recruiting, coaching, people development, performance management, resource plan and management etc.
•The R-path statistician is expected to make significant contribution to the operation efficiency of the statistical function.
•The R-path statistician will take the lead to connect, collaborate and influence key internal and external peers and stakeholders, including key opionion leaders and regulators.

Regulatory Compliance
•Perform work in full compliance with assigned curriculum(s) and will be responsible for following applicable Corporate, Medical, local, and departmental policies, procedures, processes, and training; ensure direct reports to comply

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D., or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics, or equivalent of field study
1-3 years of experience for R1; 4-8 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry for R2; at least 9 years of experience for R3
Skills in Coaching, motivating, and development of others
Deep therapeutic knowledge in key areas
Excellent communication skills in Mandarin and English
Proven record of quantitative innovation to solve complex problems in drug development and commercialization

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID 53937.

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