Director of Biostatistics

$190000 - $220000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Cambridge, Massachusetts
  1. Biometrics, Statistics

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Hobson Prior are currently recruiting for a Director of Biostatistics to join a medium-sized Biopharmaceutical organisation who are focused on developing T-cell therapies for the treatment of Cancer. This is a permanent position located in Massachusetts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take leadership of all statistical aspects of projects within one of the company's therapeutic divisions.
  • Represent as the primary point of contact for all projects within the therapeutic division, ensuring the delivery of projects across all phases of a drug development program and working cross-functionally to identify and rectify any problems.
  • Lead the ongoing process improvement by suggesting, evaluating and supporting the implementation of novel statistical strategies and methods, collaborating with external vendors, Consultants, third-parties and Scientists to find opportunities for innovation within the company's R&D group.
  • You will manage the tasks of 2 direct reports who, in turn, are responsible for managing to day-to-day activities of the projects within the therapeutic division.
  • Be visible to regulatory bodies and external stakeholders in order to advise and defend the chosen actions, statistical methods and results of projects within your therapeutic division.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Effective 'line or people management' skills in a fast-paced environment.


  • PhD (preferred) or MSc Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related.
  • Extensive experience within the Pharmaceutical or Biotech sectors.
  • Knowledge of programming within SAS or R.
  • Prior experience of Oncology trials is highly admirable.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and submission-related activities.

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