Senior Statistical Scientist

Shanghai, China


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The Position

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Clinical Development

  • Operates at the Global Development Team level, either as Project Lead Statistician or as the sole representative for Biostatisticians, Epidemiologists, Patient Reported Outcomes scientists, statistical programmers, and clinical data managers on a Global Development Team
  • Provides statistical leadership for clinical development projects, including providing strategic input into clinical development plans and target product profiles
  • Directly responsible for the statistical integrity, adequacy, and accuracy of the clinical studies within the project, including activities to support personal healthcare strategy and governance committee decision making
  • Provides analytical and strategic leadership for exploratory activities such as personalized healthcare biomarker development and PK/PD modelling
  • May serve as lead statistician for one or more study management teams, with the incumbent responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Leads cross-functional teams in overseeing the generation of health authority submission datasets and associated documentation
  • Company Biostatistics lead for Health Authority interactions
  • Oversees the deliverables from Statistical CROs
  • Serves as member of business development due diligence efforts
  • Proactively advises teams and functions on overall data strategy and the best application of statistical methods including advanced analytics to any data type

Nonclinical Statistics

  • Provides statistical leadership to nonclinical projects
  • Directly responsible for the statistical integrity, adequacy, and accuracy of nonclinical studies  
  • Serves as expert statistical consultant for nonclinical projects and drives the development of new statistics courses
  • Establishes new technical directions and collaborations within assigned area of focus

Functional Area

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in statistics, drug development, and regulatory guidance through literature review, conference attendance, etc.
  • Leads Biostatistics and cross-functional initiatives
  • Leads the development of functional processes
  • Recognized expertise in clinical trials and statistical methodology for a clinical indication and/or statistical methodology for specialized applications

People Development and Management

  • Mentors statisticians on request

Technical Requirements

  • MSc or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics or similar areas of academic discipline
  • Good knowledge of English in a business environment  
  • Experience in using statistical software

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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