Gilead Sciences

2 positions

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.  The company has six marketed products and focuses its research and clinical programs on anti-infectives, including antivirals, antifungals and antibacterials.  Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia.

We have the following opportunities in our Foster City, CA location.
 

Senior Director, Biostatistics
AF 3-112

Provide strategic leadership for design and analysis of clinical trials, including phase IIIB/IV studies and pharmacokinetic studies across all therapeutic areas. Mentor biostatisticians on the technical track. Collaborate at strategic level with other groups in Research and Development, and Sales and Marketing. Provide leadership in statistical analysis plan development, and interpretation of clinical data for reports and publications. Develop new procedures to facilitate efficiency within the biometrics group. Promote effective communication within the biometrics group. Perform ongoing evaluation of Gilead in-house versus CRO biometrics activities.

PhD in biostatistics with 12 years of experience in clinical trials is required. Strategic management skills are needed. Ability to prioritize between multiple competing tasks. Superior expertise in study design and analysis of clinical studies, and solid skills in modern statistical techniques are required (e.g. mixed effect models, bootstrapping, multiple imputation, nonlinear modeling) along with the ability and creativity to apply these statistical techniques. Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills are also essential.
 

Associate Director, Biostatistics
RF 3-113

Interact across interdisciplinary groups to facilitate the design and analysis of pharmacokinetic studies. Collaborate with clinical investigators to provide statistical input to clinical trial development. Write statistical analysis plans, and statistical sections of protocols, clinical reports, and publications. Provide biostatistical leadership for PK studies across all therapeutic areas, and lead biometrics study teams for PK studies. Train other statisticians in statistical techniques for PK studies.

PhD in biostatistics with 8 years of experience in PK clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry and SAS programming is required. Mature management skills are needed. Requires high level expertise in study design and analysis of PK studies.  Knowledge of modern statistical techniques is required (e.g. mixed effect models, bootstrapping, multiple imputation, nonlinear modeling) along with the ability and creativity to apply them. Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills are also essential.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. Apply online today at www.gilead.com