OUR COMPANY At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people.
Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. THE POSITION Biostatistics and Data Sciences (BDS) is a global organization with more than 400 employees within the Human Pharma Business Unit. Working in close collaboration with other functions at Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) and external vendors we combine methodological and technical data science skills with business and scientific expertise to drive smart, timely and confident decision making at every stage of drug development, approval and access.
On our journey to transform BDS into a modern data science organization in clinical development capable to thrive in a world of rapid and continuous change we are looking to further enhance our footprint at the therapeutic area level. Therefore, we will extend our statistical advisor team representing a global virtual team of colleagues tasked to support clinical development within a therapeutic area by combining cutting-edge statistical methodology with in-depth area expertise. In particular, we search for colleagues who will support in the statistical advisor role focusing either on translational medicine and clinical pharmacology (TMCP) or on real-world evidence (RWE) aspects.
In your role of a (Senior) Principal Statistical Advisor you act on a therapeutic area (TA) level in both supporting clinical development teams on the integration of focus area related data into clinical development as well as initiating and performing statistical analyses with respect to this data at the therapeutic area level. Guided by the BDS TA head and the TA statistician you define strategies related to your focus area from a data science/statistical methodological perspective. You consult with clinical development teams to support the implementation of these strategies.
Close collaboration with the respective non-BDS departments (Epidemiology and TMCP) is a key factor for the success of your work. This position can be filled in Ingelheim or Biberach (Discover our site Biberach: ) Tasks & responsibilities You act as a statistical advisor for all aspects related to either (1.) Translational medicine including biomarkers and clinical pharmacology or (2.
) Real-world evidence. You define strategies related to one of these areas from a data science/statistical methodological perspective to support the BDS therapeutic area head and the therapeutic area statistician. Furthermore you collaborate with other BDS functions on driving statistical/methodological innovation with respect to TMCP or RWE related aspects as well as coordinate access and usability of data sources related to the focus area from external and internal sources for these teams.
In collaboration with methodology statisticians you train and mentor other colleagues regarding the statistical aspects of TMCP or RWE related topics like biomarkers, proof-of-clinical principle / early decision making, pharmacokinetic data, dose finding, propensity scores, Bayesian borrowing, high-dimensional data, machine learning etc. In collaboration with methodology statistician you drive and define the statistical methodological aspects regarding TMCP or RWE related topics. You ensure that these TMCP or RWE related strategies are aligned with other experts most prominently from the related departments.
Additional tasks and responsibilities as Senior Principal You initiate such collaborations with other colleagues. You plan or support planning for respective trainings and mentoring. Requirements PhD or Master’s degree in Statistics or Mathematics or related field (Epidemiology, Data Science, Health Economics, etc) with several years of experience as a statistician or data scientist.
Working experience might be compensated by broad and deep topic-specific knowledge with respect to one of the focus areas Advanced understanding of clinical development (including medical affairs and market access) as well as experience of working within a pharmaceutical company or a CRO is a plus Advanced knowledge of statistical methodology related to one of the focus areas e.g. within machine learning, subgroup detection, handling of high-dimensional data, propensity scores, Bayesian methods Advanced knowledge on the non-statistical aspects of the respective focus area Proficiency in the use of a statistical software language (e.
g. R or SAS) to implement statistical concepts Good interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally Experience in working in/with agile teams and/or as a product owner as well as knowledge in advanced concepts regarding data visualization and data storytelling is a plus Fluency in written and spoken English Additional requirements for Senior Principal Long term experience as a statistician or data scientist. Working experience might be partially compensated by broad and deep topic-specific knowledge with respect to statistical methodology.
EFFECTS OF COVID-19 We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible.
Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.
WHY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM? This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives. We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices.
In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy.
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We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. READY TO CONTACT US?
Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team: Julia Zeller, Tel: 49 (7351) 54-7232 or for questions regarding the position: Dr. Frank Fleischer, Tel: 49 (7351) 54-2372 Not exactly the position you are looking for but have someone else in mind? Share it via the button on the bottom of the page with friends or colleagues who might be interested.
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