Statistical Methodology Expert for Health Technology Assessment - AstraZeneca - Kemiingenjörsjobb i Göteborg
Statistical Methodology Expert for Health Technology Assessment
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Expert in Statistical Methodology used in Health Technology Assessment - Statistical Innovation Team

Locations: Cambridge UK ; Gothenburg Sweden ; Gaithersburg US

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits

Application date: Applications close 16th March 2018

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

As a Statistical Methodology Expert you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. GMD (Global Medicines Development) drives late-stage development of our innovative pipeline, transforming exciting science into valued new medicines and ensuring patients around the world can access them.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Advanced Analytics Centre (AAC) provides advanced methodological and analytical support to the AstraZeneca drug development organisation, and is a novel, innovative, exciting and challenging place to work. The five AAC skill groups are: Statistical Innovation, Data Science, Biomedical Informatics, Health Informatics and Decision Sciences. Statistical Innovation is the methodological hub for statistical design and analysis of clinical trials. It also covers statistical methodology for observational studies, Health Economics, and decision analysis.

As a key methodology expert you will contribute to or lead capability build in one or more of the following statistical areas: statistical methodology for observational studies, and statistical methodology for health technology assessment which can include advanced statistical analysis of trial data as well as innovative methods for conducting indirect comparisons. You will provide consultancy to, and collaborate with, fellow statisticians as well as medical scientists and other key roles across the business, including health economists and epidemiologists. You will also lead and participate in more strategic activities such as capability build projects, which deliver broad improvements to the way clinical trials are designed and analyzed in AstraZeneca. You are expected to develop and implement new methodology and interact with external scientists and regulators, through publications, presentations and cross-industry collaborations.

You will proactively identify new areas where Statistical Innovation can add value, develop collaborative relationships with the external scientific/academic community, as well as innovate in collaboration with groups across AZ, including the other AAC groups. You will work regularly in a global, cross-skilled setting, with manager, colleagues and customers spread over 3 research sites.

Essential Requirements

* Strong track record of research and methodological development in Statistics, supported by scientific publications in first class statistical journals
* Documented ability of delivering innovative statistical solutions in an applied environment (related to at least one of the following areas: statistical methodology for observational studies, health technology assessment)
* High level of competence in global and cross-skilled collaborative working
* An urge to apply your scientific competence on practical problems, for the benefit of patients

Desirable Requirements

* PhD in Statistics or a related discipline, followed by considerable experience of independent academic research and/or clinical drug development
* Knowledge / research experience in the analysis and interpretation of safety data, statistical methodology for observational studies, meta-analysis, health technology assessment, Bayesian statistics, non-linear and mixed effect models, Estimands, Missing data.
* Broad awareness of statistical issues against the evolving scientific, regulatory & payer landscape

Next Steps -- Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience -- it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law

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