A key member of the Corrona Biostatistical Team, the Lead Biostatistician is the statistical lead on many company projects. This role is directly responsible for the success of specific statistical deliverables. The multifaceted role requires interaction with academic affiliates, clients, various scientific resources, clinical principal investigators and project staff.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for collaborating with investigators with diverse backgrounds to develop analytic queries and Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) that meet the requirements of the client research aims
Responsible for development and dissemination of final analytic reports to clients
Makes original contributions to research projects, takes initiative in professional activities and makes sound statistical decision on an independent basis and disseminates to the group
Oversees a Biostatistical team (typically comprised of Biostatistician I/II/II analysts) to complete the analyses detailed in the SAP, provide direction based on project requirements and ensure accuracy in maintaining data and program documentation
Provide guidance and procedures to biostatistical group for data management and data integration
Develop standardized algorithms and templates to create efficient and consistent statistical analyses
Participation in a variety of weekly conference calls with clients, internal teams and senior Biostatistical staff
Contribute and present published abstracts at research conferences; and play a key role in published peer-reviewed manuscripts
Independently performs sample size and power calculations for use in protocol development
Participates in and leads broad discussions of statistical approaches and best practices for the department
Trains individuals within the department
Provides mentoring to biostatisticians within the department
Doctorate (or Masters with appropriate experience) level education in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics (or equivalent) is required
Minimum 5-8 years of post-doctorate experience (for PhD) or comparable experience for Masters-level candidate in a research or medical setting.
Documented collaborative research experience with publications in peer-reviewed journals
Demonstrated knowledge of retrospective and prospective observational study designs and related methodology
Knowledge of medical terminology and clinical epidemiology
Must be highly proficient in at least one of the following statistical packages: SAS, Stata or R/S-plus and ability to become proficient in others particularly Stata
Must be very familiar with longitudinal or registry data
Strong personal communication and staff management skills
High level of decorum in matters relating to confidential information
Strong interpersonal skills are required
Proven ability to work independently with little supervision
Demonstrated analytic skills to problem solve effectively
Strong scientific, leadership and communications skills as well as a strict adherence to ethical business and research practices
Must be able to make independent judgments under general supervision for the above mentioned job duties and responsibilities.
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task
Has supervised and provided mentorship to junior biostatisticians
Has a team mentality
Must possess strong English communication and writing skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team
Requires a strong working knowledge of MS Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and MS Project
Additional duties may be assigned, either temporary or permanent based upon company needs
Completion of GCP training (provided by Corrona)
About Corrona LLC
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. Corrona operates six major autoimmune registries across the US, Canada and Japan, collecting data from over 500 participating investigator sites.
In addition, to supporting hundreds of manuscripts and abstracts, Corrona has supported post approval safety commitments for multiple advanced therapies approved for autoimmune conditions.
Corrona is headquartered in Waltham, MA. Through its subsidiary Health iQ, Corrona has access to a broad range of UK and international data sets across primary and secondary care, as well as deep relationships with the NHS, Public Health England, and leading UK academic institutions. The Company’s HealthiVibe business complements and strengthens Corrona’s strong presence in disease registries by providing market-leading expertise in supporting innovative, evidence-based patient engagement initiatives across the product lifecycle.