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Gilead Sciences, Inc. Senior Director, Biostatistics - Statistical Research and Software Development in Morris Plains, New Jersey

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Position: Senior Director, Biostatistics - Statistical Research & Software Development

* Position can be located in Foster City, CA or Seattle, WA or Morris Plains, NJ

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop internal capacity of statistical software/application development and benchmark against industry-peers

  • Mentor and develop the next generation of statistical software/application developers through educational sessions, forums and formal training

  • Expand internal capacity of quantitative decision making on drug development approaches through extensive simulation

  • Provide internal statistical consultation, facilitate and collaborate with internal and external statisticians, including statistical leaders in academia and industry, to address new statistical issues arise from clinical trials

  • Build up internal repository for advanced statistical methodology

  • Develop, refine and enhance statistical ideas and techniques impacting the analysis, reporting, and presentation of clinical trial data

  • Provide leadership within the Department of Biostatistics on driving innovation on drug development using state-of-the-art statistical methods

  • Partner with senior management and Human Resources to identify and satisfy short-term and long-term staffing needs, develops staff capabilities, and recognizes/rewards desired performance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data with an MS degree in Biostatistics

  • 12+ years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data with an PhD degree in Biostatistics

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in innovative study design, data analysis, and statistical software development

  • Broad experience in simulation guided drug development and evaluation of simulation guided trial designs using high performance computing

  • Proven effective verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills in a group setting.

  • Ability to identify the most critical aspects of a problem/issue, set up the priorities, and provide a clear sense of the direction; ability to make effective decisions where information is limited or solutions may produce unpleasant consequences in the short term and use competitive intelligence to influence clinical development strategies

  • Experienced in interacting with health authorities

  • Strong leadership skills with great understanding of the business beyond the area of Biostatistics

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