Director Biostatistics, Oncology – Remote


Penfield Search Partners

Contact: Mark Maurer –

Job Description: The Statistical Science Director provides technical leadership as an expert for a number of statistical processes and systems that ensures effective collaboration between a technical services group and company regional sites and customers.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead 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.


  • A Statistics or Mathematics related MS Degree. Ph.D. Statistics or Mathematics with high statistical component preferred.
  • 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

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