Senior Biostatistician (all genders) - Full- / Part-time possible

Merck
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Executive / senior industry position

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

Your Role: Provide statistical leadership for quantitative decision making within clinical drug development. This includes responsibility for the planning, analyzing and reporting process of clinical trials. With your expertise in statistics, you will be responsible for recommending and implementing innovative designs for complex clinical trials as well as contribution to statistical analyses and final reports. You will translate problems into mathematical forms and use state-of-the-art modeling techniques to provide solutions. You will closely collaborate with interdisciplinary clinical and project teams, external providers and provide statistical/technical advice for drug development. This will require you to get a deep insight into the data, also by use of visualization techniques with R and beyond, which will be an essential part of your work to effectively interact with the project teams.

Who you are:

  • PhD or MSc in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
  • Sound knowledge of biostatistics (ideally related survival analysis methods) and clinical drug development (ideally related to cancer) would be a benefit
  • Experience with appropriate software packages, such as R is important
  • Work effectively in international cross-functional teams
  • Defending statistical aspects of the design to internal committees and regulatory agencies
  • Good communication skills and excellent analytic thinking are expected

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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Darmstadt , Germany