Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Senior Biostatistician

Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2018 10:33 PM)
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Research & Development


Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

Position Profile

Employer: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Position: Senior Biostatistician        

Duties:   Apply biostatistical theory, methods, and scientifically sound statistical expertise in pharmaceutical clinical development projects. Interact with members of project teams, clinical scientists, clinical pharmacologist, statistical programmer and data management personnel to establish project timelines, data validation checks and perform statistical analyses. Responsible for providing statistical expertise in clinical study design, including knowledge of statistical methods in collecting, organizing, interpreting, and summarizing clinical study data. Collaborate in the preparation and review of protocols, Case Report Form (CRF) design and clinical study reports. Develop statistical analysis plans, perform exploratory data analysis and provide data interpretation. Manage Contract Research Organizations (CROs) regarding statistical issues and activities to ensure timely delivery of analysis results. Provide guidelines and standards to CROs to ensure quality of deliverables. Collaborate with researchers and thought leaders in publication of study data. Keep abreast of new developments in statistics, drug development and regulatory guidance through literature review, and conference attendance. Learn and expand existing knowledge of drug development regulations pertinent to statistical analysis. Participate in department and cross-functional meetings to optimize clinical study designs, endpoints, and analysis strategies. Work collaboratively with experts in medical, regulatory, and clinical trials execution to optimize clinical development and make important contributions to our patients’ lives.

Education Required: PhD degree or foreign equivalent in Biostatistics, Statistics or related field

Experience Required: 1 year of experience as Biostatistician, Research Scientist, Research Assistant or related occupation.

Special Requirements: Must have at least 1 year of prior work experience in each of the following:

Statistical software including SAS, R, or S+ for statistical analyses. Clinical trial design. Statistical application for clinical trials. Statistical methodologies including survival analysis and logistic regression.

Worksite:  3170 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Applicant Instructions: Mail resume to Attn: Matthew Pepe, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, 3170 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Please include job code 79404 in reply. EOE.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


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