Principal Biostatistician


Penfield Search Partners

Contact: Barbara Day – 201.784.9028 –

Job Description:

  • The Principal Statistician position is for a skilled scientist with training and expertise in statistics and research.
  • He or she is expected to provide statistical support to clinical studies within company Global R&D. The support includes, but not limited to, study design and data analyses. This role will require knowledge about statistical principles and appropriate software and tools to perform tasks.
  • A Principal Statistician should be a strong individual contributor with the ability to influence and should further demonstrate leadership qualities and strategic thinking.
  • They will prepare or oversee the preparation of statistical section of the clinical protocols in collaboration with key stakeholders when deemed necessary.


  • PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field of study
  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field of study with minimum of 4 years of experience in clinical statistic
  • Experience with Bayesian Methods
  • Ability to communicate with non-statisticians to interpret statistical findings
  • Ability to program using SAS, knowledge of R
  • Knowledge of relevant ICH, FDA and CHMP guidelines
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills

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