The Associate Director, Biostatistics will lead Biostatistics support for one or multiple therapeutic areas to ensure that Company Research and Development projects are optimally strategized, correctly designed, properly analyzed and clearly presented to support new product development, domestic and international regulatory submissions, and the maintenance and growth of existing products. Accountable directly or through subordinates for the statistical strategy and design in all projects in their therapeutic area(s) for full compound development and product life cycle. Provides input to clinical development plans, protocols, clinical study reports, regulatory submission materials, abstracts, and manuscripts to ensure that statistical elements are in line with the overall product strategy. Represent Biostatistics in meetings with cross-functional project teams and regulatory agencies. Additional essential functions of this position include: ensuring adherence to ICH guidelines, Good Clinical Practices, and regulatory requirements by contributing to SOP development and training; leading in the development and adaptation of new statistical methodology in support of drug research and development as required; keeping current with regulatory guidance and requirements in the global environment; hiring, mentoring and managing employees to maintain a competent and qualified staff; selecting and hiring qualified and cost-effective CRO's to supplement internal resources; and monitoring the performance of CRO's to ensure high quality products and services.
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