Senior Medical Affairs/HEOR Research Statistician/Analyst (450-419)

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


July 21, 2014

ARIAD is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company focused on cancer. We are a cohesive team of talented people from diverse backgrounds with a shared vision: We seek to transform the lives of patients with breakthrough cancer medicines. This is our purpose. This is our passion. This is our promise. Job Description Summary:   The Senior Medical Affairs/HEOR Research Statistician/Analyst provides analytical support to Medical Communications and Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) groups within Medical Affairs.  This position will report to the head of Biostatistics and Statistical programming team and has a dotted line reporting structure to Medical Affairs/HEOR. The position provides exceptional opportunities for career development and growth in a cross-functional and cross-regional environment in the pharmaceutical industry.     Duties and Responsibilities:  
Plan, lead and implement statistical analyses to support publications, presentations and other projects for Medical Communications and HEOR groups within Medical Affairs; work closely with Medical Communications and HEOR to define analyses Perform statistical analyses using statistical programming/software, lead preparation of data presentations (tables, listings, figures) to communicate results of analyses effectively Participate in study concept, protocol and SAP development and ensure appropriateness of HEOR study design, sample size and statistical methodologies proposed Support HEOR projects by preparing targeted literature searches and performing analyses using published and publicly-available data sources Coordinate with other biostatisticians to ensure consistency of statistical analyses, interpretation and data reporting within clinical trials Communicate with and explain methodology for and results of analyses to medical writers and other colleagues within Medical Affairs Collaborates in the preparation of publications and manuscripts, abstracts and materials for presentation Perform quality assurance functions in all aspects of technical services Demonstrate competency in core methodologies for completing clinical, economic, epidemiologic or health outcomes studies Communicate clearly and effectively with project team, including biostatistics and medical affairs staff, and external vendors, as appropriate
Master’s Degree in Public Health or related discipline and 2 years of experience or PhD in a related field Proficient in SAS programming; working knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint); knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications a plus Ability to carry out statistical and HEOR analyses with minimal supervision and prioritize accordingly Understanding of clinical trial design and epidemiologic research methods; familiarity or experience with health economic and outcomes research methods, preferred Experience in oncology clinical trials is highly desirable Established ability to work independently or as part of a team in a dynamic environment with rapidly changing demands Good oral and written communication skills in English         Footer Submitting a resume online at a job site could cause valuable screening information to be missed.
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