Sr. Principal Biostatistician

  • Incyte Corporation
  • Morges, VD, Switzerland
  • 21/08/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Biostatistics

Job Description


The Senior Principal Biostatistician is responsible for providing statistical support to drug development programs.


  • Interact with members of the multidisciplinary project teams to establish project timelines.
  • Provide statistical input to study protocols.
  • Write statistical analysis plans.
  • Monitor internal and CRO project activities including timelines, deliverables and availability of resources.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to programmers in authoring of analysis dataset specifications and programming of tables, listings and figures.
  • Interpret study results and provide review of statistical summary reports of study results for accuracy.
  • Assist in writing relevant sections of the clinical study report.
  • Participate and contribute to authoring of Clinical Development Plan.
  • Participate in pre-IND and NDA activities.
  • Participate in the development and enforcement of SOPs and guidelines.
  • Other responsibilities as required.


  • Ph.D. degree in statistics required.
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries and a broad knowledge of biostatistics, FDA/EMEA guidelines, and the drug development process.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently in project management and decision making.
  • Able to effectively communicate his/her ideas and to manage programmers in a constructive manner.
  • Ability to use SAS to perform efficacy analyses and validate important data derivations when necessary.
  • Previous experience in dealing with Health authorities such as discussions/negotiations in filing strategies are highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of multivariate analyses and Biomarker analyses is a plus.