Statistical Analyst - Oncology

Location: Whippany, New Jersey Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Pharma et Biotech, Business Intelligence et analyse de données, Recherche clinique Type: Prestation de services

POSITION/TITLE: Statistical Analyst - Oncology

Department: Medical Affairs Statistics

Location: Whippany, NJ

Two openings

Contract Position

Initial duration 6-12 months with expected extension.


The primary responsibility of the 'Statistical Analyst' is to work closely with statisticians and perform data analyses for Medical Affairs studies/projects in the area of oncology: post-marketing observational and real world evidence (RWE) studies, collaborative clinical studies and regulatory submissions.


  • Provide statistical programming support for assigned studies /projects, focusing on RWE data analyses from large databases (e.g., Electronic Health Records, medical claims, registries etc.)
  • Provide technical expertise to implement statistical methodology for complex studies
  • Develop and implement standard programs and/or programming templates, as needed
  • Create TLF and dataset specifications, in collaboration with statisticians
  • Guide/Oversee CRO programmers for outsourced studies
  • Ensure quality and timely deliverables for all assigned studies/projects
  • Perform ad-hoc/exploratory data analyses, as needed
  • Participate in the sNDA activities, as needed
  • Collaborate with global cross-functional teams


Education Requirement(s):

  • BS/MS in Statistics/Biostatistics/Epidemiology/Computer Science or a related field

Skill & Competency Requirements

  • 5 + years statistical programming with SAS or R in pharmaceutical or biotech
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; Self starter


  • Programming experience in SDTM or ADAM data structures is preferred
  • Programming experience in observational studies is a plus
  • Programming experience with large RWE databases such as FlatIron/Optum/Truven is preferable
  • Oncology experience is preferred

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