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Biostatistician - Worldwide Medical
Biogen | Cambridge, Massachusetts
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External Posting TitleBiostatistician - Worldwide Medical
Job DescriptionThe Biostatistician is responsible for providing statistical support to worldwide biostatistics or projects as assigned. He/She participates in activities in cross-functional project teams for study design and execution. He/She provides statistical consultation to teams, and ensures the incorporation of statistical input in study design and execution. He/She develops statistical analysis plans and performs statistical analyses, interprets statistical results. He/she utilizes valid epidemiology/statistical methods to assess prospective and retrospective data from observational studies.
LocationCambridge, MA, US
Job CategoryBiometrics
Requisition Number30535BR
Qualifications
• PhD in Biostatistics/Statistics or equivalent or MS with 2-4 years of experience in clinical trial setting

• Thorough understanding of statistical principles

• Some knowledge of medical/biological terminology and clinical trial designs in relevant therapeutic areas

• Good written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills

• Conversant with SAS programming, and knowledge of SAS procedures and other statistical software

• Demonstrates organizational skills; able to prioritize workload

• Effective communicator: able to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay terms

• Effective team player; willingness to go the extra distance to get results, meet deadlines, etc.

• Able to be flexible when priorities change

• Able to deal with ambiguity
Education
• Ph.D. in Biostatistics/Statistics or MS with 2-4 years of experiences
About BiogenThrough cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Founded in 1978, Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics.

With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. With a strong affiliate presence and a network of distribution partners, Biogen has established a global footprint that allows us to capture the greatest value for the products we develop.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" email accounts.

About Biogen

Biogen Idec Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of therapies. The Company's products address diseases such as multiple sclerosis, lymphoma and rheumatoid arthritis. The Company has four products: AVONEX (interferon beta-1a), RITUXAN (rituximab), TYSABRI (natalizumab) and FUMADERM (dimethylfumarate and monoethylfumarate salts). AVONEX is used in the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). RITUXAN is used in the treatment of relapsed or refractory low-grade or follicular, CD20-positive, and B-cell, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (B-cell NHLs). TYSABRI is approved for the treatment of relapsing forms of MS. FUMADERM acts as an immunomudulator. It also has product candidates, such as BG-12 (acquired with the purchase of Fumapharm), ANTI-CD80 antibody/(galiximab), ANTI-CD23 antibody/(lumiliximab), Ocrelizumab/(Humanized ANTI-CD20 Antibody) and Lixivaptan.In January 2007, the Company completed the acquisition of Syntonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Source: 10-K)

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