Senior Statistician - Oncology - Gaithersburg, MD

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Gaithersburg, MD

Company
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360737
AJE Ref #
576125527
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Senior Statistician Oncology in Gaithersburg, MD, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. GMD (Global Medicines Development) drives the late-stage development of our innovative pipeline, transforming exciting science into valued new medicines and ensuring patients around the world can access them. br br AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies. br br Main Duties and Responsibilities br br Our Statisticians provide highly experienced strategic input, statistical expertise, and leadership to project teams in the design and interpretation of clinical studies and programs of studies. Statisticians may also lead strategic capability or business area improvements within the Department.As part of the Statistics community, you will join some of the most respected Statistics experts in the industry, focussed on outstanding program design and delivery of the quality information we need to meet our drug project objectives that drive product development. You will have the opportunity to support these activities and build your career accordingly. You will provide statistical expertise to support the design and interpretation of clinical programs, regulatory submissions, and commercialization as well as internal analysis and external information to inform design decisions and the development of decision criteria. You will provide support to the regulatory submissions including specification of overview documents and response to regulatory questions. You will identify opportunities for the application of modeling and simulation to improve study design. You will identify opportunities to improve the methodology and provide practical solutions for problems. You will identify and apply statistical methodology to improve the process and delivery activities. Finally, you will contribute to the development of best practice to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness