Senior Biostatistician

in Santa Clara, CA

Senior Biostatistician Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31056143

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31056143ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    Santa Clara, CA, US

  • Job Category

    Medical and Clinical Affairs

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

THIS POSITION CAN BE BASED OUT OF EITHER MAPLE GROVE, MN; SANTA CLARA, CA; BURLINGTON, MA, OR SYLMAR, CA

THIS IS AN ON-SITE DAILY ROLE - NO REMOTE

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Biostatistician to join Abbott’s medical device clinical research organization. This position includes providing statistical expertise in clinical study design, writing statistical analysis plans and reports, performing statistical analysis and programming, checking data quality, preparing analysis datasets, generating and/or validating data listing, and tables/reports. This position will also assist on additional study projects or tasks which may arise.

OPEN TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WITH A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE AND A MASTERS DEGREE IN STATISTICS/BIOSTATISTICS

Working under limited supervision by the statistical manager, provides statistical support to clinical study teams and external teams.  This includes:

  • statistical input into clinical study designs, endpoints, hypotheses tests and sample size calculations
  • performing statistical analysis of clinical study data
  • validating statistical analyses conducted by statistical peers or colleagues. 

This position may also perform statistical analysis or provide statistical input on other projects as assigned by the statistical manager.  Able to provide significant input into complex clinical study designs

What You’ll Work On

Job Duties:

  • Provide statistical input into clinical study design, endpoints, hypotheses tests and sample size calculations
  • Write statistical sections of protocols
  • Write statistical analysis plans
  • Provide input into data collection forms (Case Report Forms) and data management plan
  • Provide input on study processes, especially those affecting scientific integrity and data quality
  • Write or provide input into Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) and/or Clinical Events Committee (CEC) charter
  • Ensure scientific integrity and data quality of clinical trials are preserved
  • Participate in DMC meetings as appropriate
  • Prepare statistical reports or statistical sections of clinical study reports
  • Interpret statistical results
  • Generate line listings for regulatory reporting as appropriate
  • Perform validation of statistical analyses conducted by statistical peers or colleagues
  • Ensures accuracy of report text and consistency between summary tables in the body of reports and the corresponding statistical tables and listings.
  •  Responsible for statistical methods
  • -Identifies and corrects common flaws in interpretation of results, inconsistency in presentation or inference, and adherence to Abbott report guidelines.
  •  Provides meaningful input to the development of a report strategy.
  • Works collaboratively with peers to develop quality protocols, CRF, schema, and reports per agreed timelines.
  • Provides accurate and timely answers to routine questions from clients, scientific insight when answering nonstandard questions, and independently pursues analyses suggested by the data.
  • Communicates an understanding of basic clinical principles for his/her project and acts in accordance with those principles.
  • Can clearly communicate basic statistical concepts to other scientists and nonscientists. Informs supervisor or manager on important issues in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Masters in statistics or biostatistics with a minimum of five plus years of experience or Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics.
  • Able to write/describe statistical models of moderate complexity.
  • Experience with SAS is required; experience with R, Winbugs, JMP, NCSS PASS and other statistical software are a plus.
  • Knowledge of Bayesian and/or adaptive design methods and data mining are a plus.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in medical device Clinical Research role is preferred.

OPEN TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WITH A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE AND A MASTERS DEGREE IN STATISTICS/BIOSTATISTICS

WHAT WE OFFER :

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Apply Now

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:  www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.



The base pay for this position is $83,600.00 – $167,200.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • statistics
  • statistical software
  • sas
  • data management
  • data mining
  • jmp
  • statistical validation
  • statistical analysis expertise
  • winbugs
  • report strategy development
  • project assistance
  • data quality preservation
  • statistical interpretation
  • data monitoring skills
  • data analysis skills
  • data management skills
  • statistical communication
  • adaptive design
  • collaborative quality protocol development
  • scientific integrity analysis
  • effective communication
  • statistical writing
  • statistical report preparation
  • clinical principles communication
  • statistical support
  • report accuracy & coordination

Additional Information

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