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Senior Biostatistician (Office/Home-Based) - IQVIA Biotech

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Chicago, IL 60684
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IQVIA Biotech is seeking a Senior Biostatistician with extensive experience (5+ years) leading studies in Oncology, CVD, Immunology, or CNS in a CRO or pharmaceutical setting is preferred.


Provide statistical expertise and leadership to project and analysis team. Provide statistical consulting and technical support as it relates to the design and statistical analysis of clinical studies. Determine analysis and data presentation specifications for SAS Programming staff. Perform analysis, interpret study results, and collaborate with medical and biostatistics staff to produce interim reports and final reports. May be responsible for more than one study.


+ Collaborates with program staff on the implementation and analysis of statistical aspects of research protocols.

+ Provides statistical consultation for clinical programs, including but not limited to protocol development, randomization, sample size assessments, efficacy evaluations, and data review.

+ Provides input to project timelines and ensures that project timelines for biostatistics deliverables are met for both internal and external clients.

+ Ensures that project tasks are completed with acceptable quality for both internal and external clients.

+ Coordinates with SAS programming staff to ensure the accurate programming of SAS clinical data extracts and data displays.

+ Develops statistical analysis summary and analysis plans, including textual description of planned analysis and mock-ups of data displays.

+ Reviews and provides comments on statistical summaries and analysis plans.

+ Develops programming specifications to summarize the results of clinical trials, including analysis datasets and tables/listings/figures.

+ Performs statistical analyses, including hypothesis testing and modeling.

+ Provides tabular and written summaries of analyses and statistical methodology for Clinical Study Reports.

+ Consults with sponsors regarding development of statistical analysis plans, protocol content and study design as dictated by the specific nature of the project.

+ Interacts with Medical Writers to ensure appropriateness of data inferences.

+ Writes pertinent sections of a clinical study report

+ Interfaces with clients and/or regulatory agencies as the project biostatistician.

+ Attends team meetings and represent departmental needs for assigned projects.


+ Understanding of GCP, ICH, and FDA guidelines and regulations applicable to conduct clinical research.

+ Experience with, and mastery of, statistical methods commonly used in the analysis of data obtained from Phase I – IV clinical trials.

+ Experience with SAS Base and SAS Stat, as well as strong data step skills.

+ Experience with other statistical software packages, such as N-Query, S-Plus.

+ Ability to work creatively and independently to carry out assignments of a complex nature.

+ Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with other professional staff members.

+ Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of staff and with the public.


+ Very limited physical effort required to perform normal job duties.


Degree requirements include one of the following:

+ Masters-level degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field with four years relevant work experience; total work experience to include one year in CRO industry or biotech; or

+ Doctorate-level degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field with one year relevant work experience in CRO industry or biotech.

+ Data handling and analysis experience.

+ Excellent interpersonal and organization skills.


This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.


At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .

IQVIA is an EEO Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, salary range is displayed – Salary Pay Range: $108,000 – $135,000

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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