Biostatistician II


Saint Paul, MN

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 45 days ago

  by    Jenny Ann Nunez

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary

Title: Biostatistician II

Company: Medical Device

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Type: Permanent Role

Notes: No Corp to Corp

Job Description:

  • Responsible for understanding regulatory (or other audience) requirements for scientific validity of studies.
  • Responsible for understanding and responding to client comfort with statistical risk regarding design and size of study.
  • Identifies and documents measurable study objectives.
  • Develops and documents a design for the study, including determining the sample size necessary to guarantee with high probability that the study will be able to meet its objectives.
  • Develops and documents an analysis plan for studies ensuring that they meet FDA guidelines.
  • Performs statistical analyses and provides statistical expertise and support to clients and internal project team members.
  • Documents the results and interpretation of analyses.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations on statistical methodology or applications at conferences or for courses; authors blogs and whitepapers.
  • Develops and documents comparative study-design strategies based on regulatory, scientific, financial, and other risks and considerations.
  • Presents, discusses, and defends designs and analysis to decision-makers (e.g. IRBs, NBs, FDA, CMS, etc.).
  • Identifies and develops new statistical methods, software, etc. for use.
  • Responsible for orally communicating study results and interpretations to client when necessary.
  • Provides consultation to clients on statistical matters.


  • Master of Science degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Math, or Epidemiology.
  • PhD preferred.
  • Three to five years of experience in study design and data analysis or equivalent education.
  • A minimum of three years of experience with SAS, SPSS, BMDP, or other programming-oriented statistical analysis software.
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint preferred.