Alpha Scientific Inc.-Recruiter

Sr. Statistician Central NJ

Provide statistical input for Medical Affairs (Medical Research, Epidemiology, Health Economics) research plans, protocols and study reports. Responsible for the statistical support of projects for one or more therapeutic areas.· Responsible for adequate statistical and programming resource allocation across the projects.· Monitor schedules for all statistical and data processing activities to ensure timely completion of these activities; help to identify possible threats to reaching target dates for deliverables; problem solve.· Facilitate the development of good communications and productive working relationships with other groups within the Medical Affairs Department; assume responsibility as the primary interface regarding statistical and data processing activity with other groups such as DI&A, Global Medical Affairs, Marketing and the other affiliate companies.· Identify the need to use a CRO(s) for data entry, data management, and statistical services; determine the capability of the CRO(s) to comply with Medical Affairs specifications and standards; manage the process of outsourcing work and monitor progress to ensure that the final deliverables are on time, within budget, and of acceptable quality.

Ph.D. in Statistics with a minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical research and
development experience or equivalent. A Masters degree with significant work experience will be considered.
Experience in NDA submission, Experience supporting Medical Research, Epidemiology, and Health Economics.
Ability to manage staff and projects.

Statistician Central, NJ

Job Qualifications:
MS/PhD in Statistics only! Will not look at any other majors. If the candidate is an MS level, should have 1-2 years exp in statistics and data management, either industry exp in pharmaceutical setting or intern exp in pharm setting. Will consider a sharp PhD fresh out....intern exp. would be preferred. The most important factor when considering candidates for this position is their verbal communication skills and their ability to handle themselves in a professional manner when working with other physicians and scientists. Experimental design experience (practical, basic experimental design)as well as statistical methodology exp from industry or academics is required. Some type of programming exp....SAS and S-PLUS programming exp. is preferred and should be apparent on the resume but is not the main aspect of the job. Should have a strong knowledge of drug discovery research. Excellent communication skills are a must. Should be able to communicate with physicians and other statisticians on a professional level.

Job Responsibilities:
This candidate will be responsible for providing statistical support for various drug discovery projects. He/She will provide consultation to research scientists, design experiments, analyze and report results as well as develop statistical methodologies for drug discovery research.... areas included: Bioinformatics, Anti-viral, Anti-fungal, Tumor Biology, Asthma/Allergy, CNS and Experimental Medicine.

Please contact Sharon McGonagle with questions.

Sharon McGonagle
Sr. Staffing Consultant
Fax 1-800-660-5182