Associate Biostatistician

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

NC-Wilmington-Wilmington NC HQ


PD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

We are passionate about being data and technically agile and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight.

As an Associate Biostatistician, you will be in an entry level role that will allow you to gain industry training that will advance your career.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees. What will you be doing in this role? Providing statistical support in terms of analysis database creation, statistical analyses, and creation of formatted statistical analysis tables and summaries. Supports a lead team member to learn lead responsibilities. Essential Functions • Becomes familiar with the activities outlined in the department's Standard Operating Procedures and Working Practice Documents and contributes changes as needed. Learns and follows departmental procedures for statistical analyses and programming work. • Supports a lead statistician to learn lead responsibilities. • Creates analysis databases. Coordinates with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating and documentation. • With mentoring, provides sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis. • With mentoring, provides randomization schemes and appropriate documentation. • With mentoring, develops statistical analysis plan including table and listing specifications. • Programs/validates statistical tables. Provides proper documentation and oversees the work of others who also assist in programming/validating. • Participates in sponsor meetings and interacts with other departments.

PD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

We are passionate about being data and technically agile and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight.

As an Associate Biostatistician, you will be in an entry level role that will allow you to gain industry training that will advance your career.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees. What will you be doing in this role? Providing statistical support in terms of analysis database creation, statistical analyses, and creation of formatted statistical analysis tables and summaries. Supports a lead team member to learn lead responsibilities. Essential Functions • Becomes familiar with the activities outlined in the department's Standard Operating Procedures and Working Practice Documents and contributes changes as needed. Learns and follows departmental procedures for statistical analyses and programming work. • Supports a lead statistician to learn lead responsibilities. • Creates analysis databases. Coordinates with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating and documentation. • With mentoring, provides sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis. • With mentoring, provides randomization schemes and appropriate documentation. • With mentoring, develops statistical analysis plan including table and listing specifications. • Programs/validates statistical tables. Provides proper documentation and oversees the work of others who also assist in programming/validating. • Participates in sponsor meetings and interacts with other departments.

Qualifications - External Education and Experience: Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’). Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Basic SAS® programming skills including a thorough understanding of macros, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/STAT, and data step programming • Capable of promoting teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting • Fundamental understanding of basic statistical procedures • Basic knowledge of clinical trials database structure • Essential written and verbal communications skills • Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others

Working environment:

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

PPD Defining Principles:

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you

Qualifications - External Education and Experience: Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’). Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Basic SAS® programming skills including a thorough understanding of macros, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/STAT, and data step programming • Capable of promoting teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting • Fundamental understanding of basic statistical procedures • Basic knowledge of clinical trials database structure • Essential written and verbal communications skills • Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others

Working environment:

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

PPD Defining Principles:

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you


2021-01-12 00:00:00


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