Biostatistician, Remote

The Norland Group, Princeton, NJ (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 20 Nov 2020

Project Management

Job Description

Contract duration: 12 Months


This position is responsible for developing, planning, and implementing statistical and SAS programming in Global Clinical Affairs projects in accordance with good scientific principles and pertinent government regulations to support clinical study reporting and scientific publications.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

·       Develop SAS programs that are accurate, efficient, and well documented.

·       Prepare data validation and accurate statistical analysis data sets for analysis

·       Ensure accuracy of statistical tables,data listings, and report text

·       Perform sample size/power calculations

·       Author statistical analysis plans

·       Assist the preparation of clinical development plans from a data management and analysis perspective, including strategic input into research programs

·       Support study team on clinical trial design and statistical/regulatory issues

·       Assist in development of clinical trial protocols, randomization schedules, and in performing associated database-related activities

·       Assist with the design and review of case report forms 

·         Leverage knowledge of data sets to assist in query identification and resolution in clinical studies

·         Assist in the development of analysis and presentations to internal/external customers that are based on clinical data

·         Clearly communicate basic statistical concepts to other scientists and nonscientists

·         Provide mentoring as needed to non-statistical peers with regarding to basic statistical methodology

·         Exercise sound decision making by escalating important items to supervisor and/or other relevant parties in a timely manner.

·         Assist in SOP development

·         Perform other responsibilities as assigned


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.

    Must have master’s degree in biostatistics or applied statistics Minimum 5-year experience in biostatistical analysis of data from clinical research is required.  Experience in medical device or drug industry is preferred Proficiency in statistical programs and reporting tools, including SAS and/or R, is required Proven track record demonstrating the ability to meet deadlines in volatile and complex business environmentsDemonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts clearly, concisely, and understandably to statistical and non-statistical colleagues Strong technical writing skills are preferredWorking knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, clinical research, clinical trial processes, and clinical data management practices is desirablePreferred to match EST time zone (9a-5p)


·         Telephone, computer linked to local area networks, and copy machine.


The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of this position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

    Frequent use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling use of office machinery.Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone. Light physical effort required by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently


The adverse working conditions listed in this section include, but are not limited to, those environmental conditions to which the employee may be exposed while undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of this position, which is that of a general plant environment.

    There are no adverse working conditions associated with this position.



Company DescriptionAbout us:

The Norland Group has been in operation successfully since 1996. We are a strong believer of people management, professionalism and accountability. We only make promises when we are certain we can fulfill them. Our business focuses on fulfilling the needs of commercial and government customers in administrative services, workforce mobilization, information technology, engineering, project management services.
Our Mission Statement

Our main goal is to provide career advancement opportunities to our associates. We are committed to bringing our customers exceptional support services with the highest quality, integrity, and innovation. We believe that we are the stepping stone for our associates to advance their careers and to live a better life. Everyone should have a chance to live a successful and happy life. We operate our business based on those values and we choose employees who value the same principles.

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