Assistant / Associate Director Biostatistician

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Carlsbad, California

Date Posted July 25, 2022
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
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For more than 30 years, Ionis Pharmaceuticals has been the leader in RNA-targeted therapy, pioneering new markets and changing standards of care with our novel antisense technology. Scientific innovation began and continues at Ionis with the understanding that sick people depend on us.

As the first company to fully harness the power of RNA technology for human therapeutics, our platform continues to revolutionize drug discovery and transform the lives of patients with unmet needs. Our medicines span multiple therapeutic areas, routes of administration and diverse patient populations. Ionis innovation is driving meaningful progress for many of the most challenging health issues.

We are building upon our innovative research and drug development excellence to provide greater value to patients. Based on the breadth and remarkable progress of our pipeline, Ionis is projecting to have a vast number of new transformational products on the market in the coming years and growing our commercial capabilities. We are well positioned financially to deliver on our strategic goals.

Ionis is a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment designed to foster innovation and scientific excellence. Our success is a direct result of our outstanding employees. We are interested in bringing together a diverse workforce, comprised of individuals from different backgrounds and with unique skill sets, into our creative and productive environment. Join us and experience our unique culture while you develop and expand your career.

Assistant/Associate Director Biostatistician


  • Design clinical trials and provide sound statistical guidance on clinical development projects
  • Provide sample size estimates for proposed studies
  • Write statistical section of study protocols, statistical analysis plans and study reports
  • Develop clinical trial randomization
  • Review study protocols, CRFs, database structures, study reports and annual reports
  • Lead study or project team in the review and discussion of SAP
  • Oversee and monitor CRO performance on implementation of SAP
  • Maintain study documentation of statistical analyses and supportive documents
  • Other duties as assigned


  • PhD degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field, and at least three years of relevant experience, or a master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field, and at least five years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with SAS programming and other statistical software (e.g., R, nQuery)
  • Proven knowledge of CDISC standards and application of those standards to projects
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal

Excellent salary and benefits package offered.
For more information about Ionis and to apply for this position, please visit our website, Reference Requisition #IONIS002978


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