Lead Program Biostatistician (Clinical)

Genomic Health Inc
Job Location
101 Galveston Dr
Redwood City, CA 94063
$170K - $185K

Annual Base Salary

401K match

Annual bonus participation

Restricted Stock Units

Career development

Job Description

Overview: Genomic Health is seeking an extraordinary individual with strong statistical, data analysis, interpersonal, and organizational skills, to participate in the development and validation of genomic biomarker assays that help cancer patients and their physicians make better treatment decisions.

You will collaborate directly with internal and external leaders with vision 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.

You'll have experience analyzing high dimensional data, preferably genomic data, relevant work experience, and an in-depth understanding of survival analysis methods.



• You will perform statistical activities in support of development, validation, and post-marketing studies, including protocol and statistical analysis plan development, data analysis, preparation of final study reports, and contribution to external presentations and publications

• Represents the statistics function in clinical development teams, medical affairs, and marketing/commercial activities

• Provides strategic input to the project teams and is a major contributor to the design of clinical studies

• You'll work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises discernment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

• Interacts with external clinical and statistical collaborators

• No direct management responsibilities but may mentor less senior personnel



• Ph.D. in Biostatistics/Statistics

• A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience

• Sound knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics

• Experience analyzing time to event data from clinical trials and observational studies

• Strong statistical programming and analysis skills in SAS

• Experience in publishing the results of clinical, epidemiologic or genomic studies

• Excellent 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

How to Apply
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Company Profile: Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) is the world's leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that address both the overtreatment and optimal treatment of cancer, one of the greatest issues in healthcare today. With its Oncotype IQ™ Genomic Intelligence Platform, the company is applying its worldclass scientific and commercial expertise and infrastructure to lead the translation of clinical and genomic big data into actionable results for treatment planning throughout the cancer patient journey, from diagnosis to treatment selection and monitoring. The Oncotype IQ portfolio of genomic tests and services currently consists of the company's flagship line of Oncotype DX gene expression tests that have been used to guide treatment decisions for more than 600,000 cancer patients worldwide. Genomic Health is expanding its test portfolio to include additional liquid and tissue-based tests. The company is based in Redwood City, California, with international headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. For more information, please visit, www.GenomicHealth.com and follow the company on Twitter: @GenomicHealth, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. Join the Genomic Health Team, and have the unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients with cancer, while developing your career potential. We value our employees and consider them an integral part of our company’s growth and success. We maintain competitive total rewards programs designed to satisfy our employees’ work life and personal life needs. To learn more about careers at Genomic Health visit: http://www.genomichealth.com/join_our_team All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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