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Pfizer Internship 2022 – Manager Biostatistics In Philadelphia

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    Job Description:

    The Manager, Biostatistics position is located at the Cambridge, MA office and is part of Pfizer’s Early Clinical Development (ECD) Biostatistics group that focuses on the preclinical stage of the drug discovery process. The candidate will represent Biostatistics (with varying degrees of independence) in cross-functional teams in a variety of therapeutic areas. The candidate will provide the statistical knowledge, direction, and application to ensure the termination or acceleration of efficacious potential drugs as they move through the drug discovery pipeline. We are looking for a statistician who wants to be a drug developer, covering all aspects of drug discovery from disease target identification, animal model development, biomarker development, and demonstration of efficacy. The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in understanding drug target biology to provide effective statistical consultation with biological scientists.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Provide statistical skills on regulatory submissions and ensure quality of deliverables.
    • Question existing endpoints, derive new endpoints, and develop fit-for-purpose statistical models.
    • Bring innovative thinking and methods to help drive the enhanced quantitative drug discovery and development paradigm within Pfizer.
    • Understand the biology across multiple research units (Immunology & Inflammation, Internal Medicine, Rare Disease, CTI) to properly collaborate with scientists on the design and analysis of experiments.
    • Where possible, standardize processes and methodologies within and across therapeutic areas.
    • Effectively present statistical analyses in reports and presentations.
    • Become a core member of scientific teams with impact on strategy.
    • Ensure rigorous approaches are taken to ensure good practices are followed.


    Job Requirements/Qualifications:

    • MS degree in Statistics or a comparable quantitative field
    • Bachelor’s or graduate-level training in Biology.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a team.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Capability to provide statistical direction to cross-functional teams.
    • The ability to work collaboratively with research scientists.
    • Programming in R (3+ years), Knowledge in additional hardware/software (HPC, Git, Graphpad Prism).
    • 3+ years of relevant experience (i.e., statistical consulting for in vivo/in vitro experiments).



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