Biostatistician - Vaccine

Sanofi US

Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

Date Posted June 20, 2022
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
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Position Overview:

Reporting to Global Head of Translational and Early Development Biostatistics under GBS, this role is dedicated to translational medicine support. Accountable for methodological and statistical aspects of projects. Provide statistical expertise and guidance as the translational biostatistician on clinical and translational projects across different vaccine franchises in global clinical development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of Translational Biostatistics head, provide statistical support on translational clinical studies for the responsible projects.

  • Contribute to statistical aspects on translational strategy of clinical development plans and protocol developments.

  • Prepare exploratory statistical analysis plan (SAP) with integrated analysis on multiple sources of clinical readouts.

  • Perform innovative and high-quality statistical support to new types of exploratory variables using advanced assay/platform.

  • Conduct research on sophisticated methods for biomarker analyses including next generation sequencing data, network analysis and pathway/enrichment analysis

  • Collaborate with cross functional collaborators including but not limited to Research, Clinical Franchise, as well as with clinical statisticians in the aligned projects.

  • Apply/develop novel solutions to challenge technical problems. Generate technical reports and publication manuscripts. Representing company to present at external conferences.

  • Promote quality and productivity through the development, teaching, and proper application of statistical thinking and tools.


Education and Experience:

  • A Ph.D. in statistics/biostatistics.

  • Experience in high-dimensional data analysis a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to apply innovative statistical methods in clinical translational study design and data analysis. Motivated to conduct research if needed for developing new methods.

  • Excellent communication and consultation skills to be able to explain statistics to team members who are non-statisticians.

  • Effective project/study management skills to keep up with timelines and maintain high quality deliverable.

  • Proficiency and hands-on in statistical computing languages including R, SAS; Familiar with UNIX computing and cloud environments. Experience of parallel computing is a strong plus

  • Competency in English both in oral and in written.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

According to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.



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