Lead / Principal Biostatistician

Organization: 
Genomic Health
Job Location: 
Redwood City, California, United States, 94059
Job Description: 

Genomic Health is seeking an exceptional individual with strong statistical and computational skills to participate in the development and validation of genomic biomarker assays that help cancer patients and their physicians make better treatment decisions. The individual will directly collaborate with internal and external thought leaders in the design, analysis, reporting, and publication of studies associating genomic data with clinical outcomes in patients from controlled clinical trials and observational studies in oncology. A strong candidate will have experience analyzing high dimensional data, preferably genomic data, minimum 8 years of relevant work experience in academia or industry, and an in-depth understanding of survival analysis methods.

Requirements: 
  • *Performs statistical activities in support of development and validation studies, including protocol development, development of analysis plans, data analysis, algorithm development, preparation of final study reports, and contribution to external presentations and publications
  • *Represents the statistics function on project teams for clinical development programs
  • *Provides strategic input to the project teams and is a major contributor to the design of clinical studies
  • *Works on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • *Interacts with external clinical and statistical collaborators

May mentor junior Biostatisticians

Required:

  • *Ph.D. in Biostatistics/Statistics
  • *A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in academia or industry
  • *Sound knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics
  • *Experience analyzing time to event data from clinical trials and/or epidemiology studies
  • *Strong statistical programming and analysis skills in SAS
  • *Experience in publishing the results of clinical, epidemiologic or genomic studies
  • *Outstanding oral, written, and presentation skills
  • *Professional manner with the ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
  • *Able to work in a multi-disciplinary team including scientists, pathologists, and oncologists
  • *Demonstrated ability to interact with and influence internal and external collaborators on study design, analysis methods, and interpretation of study results
  • *Able to prioritize and drive to results with a strong emphasis on quality
  • *Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner

Desired:

  • *Experience using R and/or R/Bioconductor is desirable
  • *Experience working in oncology is desirable

TRAVEL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • *Travel Requirements: 10%
  • *Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary

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