Pre-Clinical Statistician

£60000 - £70000 per annum
  1. Permanent
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  1. Biometrics, Statistics

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Hobson Prior are in search for a Pre-Clinical Statistician to join a leading Pharmaceutical company on a permanent basis in High Wycombe.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will serve as an initial consultation contact for new projects.
  • Upholds and grows customer base and builds loyal relationships with customers.
  • Assuming independence, professional responsibility for all phases of a project request from beginning through completion, with minimal direction as needed.
  • Managing multiple projects.
  • Co-operate with external consultants to provide support in the development and implementation of innovative methods and designs.
  • Leading Statistical Input for at least one functional area, research field, or compound.
  • Providing input to product development and performs statistical functions for submission related activities where appropriate.
  • Support broad implementation of creative statistical approaches across the development portfolio.
  • Support development and implementation of innovative ways, participating in their hands-on implementation through direct interactions with statisticians.
  • Find opportunities for innovation; interact directly with statisticians and other QS scientists for early identification of opportunities for innovative ways.
  • You will partake in training and presentations on innovative approaches across the R&D organization (including statisticians, pharmacometricians, clinicians, and other partner groups) to ensure awareness and adequate knowledge about these methods Keep up-to-date knowledge of designs and analysis methods for clinical trials, including adaptive designs, model-based methods, etc.
  • May engage in external collaborations within professional associations (e.g., ASA, IBS, SCT, ISoP, ISCB, PSI, EFPSI), participating in working groups, program committees, organizing sessions and presenting at scientific meetings, and publishing in peer reviewed journals.

Key Skills:

  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Able to work in interdisciplinary contexts outside statistics.


  • Pre-clinical statistics experience is required.
  • Lead experience is essential.
  • You have knowledge of biostatistics applied to clinical trials and model-based drug development.
  • You have some experience with planning, running, and documenting simulations (including, but not limited to clinical trial simulations).
  • You are aware of Bayesian methods and inference.
  • PhD / MSc in Statistics or related subject.
  • Proficient in SAS or R programming.

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