Senior/Principal Biostatistician

£70000 - £79000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Digital, Development

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Senior/Principal Biostatistician (Machine Learning Biostatistician/Project Manager) to join a leading biopharmaceutical company on permanent basis. This position can be located in either the UK, Belgium, Germany or the US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Representing as a Biostatistician Study Lead, accountable for driving statistical input in one or more individual clinical studies within a clinical program or across multiple clinical programs.
  • Giving technical and strategic oversight of deliverables outsourced to external CRO's or vendors. Producing and reviewing statistical deliverables for a submission or other regulatory interactions.
  • Pro-actively driving and delivering statistical excellence to non-clinical development in Preclinical and Research areas, ensuring decision-making takes place within the parameters set by logical and quantitative scientific inference.
  • Offer expert guidance on study design and appropriate statistical input on all aspects of analysis, interpretation of findings and reporting of results.
  • Carrying out exploratory statistical analysis to gain novel insight that can be used to help inform the development of existing or new compounds.
  • Actively driving innovation within the team and, transversally across SSI.
  • Act as ambassador for SSI, representing the department internally and externally. Works within a Global team.
  • Seeks information from the internal and external environment to understand the wider business, scientific and/or commercial context.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to serve as a principal statistical expert in SSI and across functions.
  • Excellence in a variety of relevant statistical methodologies, for example Bayesian approaches.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Good knowledge of SAS and/or R programming.
  • Excellent knowledge in visualization and simulation techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.


  • PhD with 5+ years of experience.
  • Master's degree with 7+ years of experience.
  • 5-7 years of biostatistics experience within the Biotechnology and/or Pharmaceutical Industry (including clinical research organizations) or relevant academic role with proven successful track record in pharmaceutical development.

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