Biostatistician - Clinical trials - MV1220

The Biostatistician will join the LIH’s CompetenceCenter for Methodology and Statistics (CCMS). Within the clinical research hub of theDepartment of Population Health, the CCMS provides methodological support instatistical planning, analysis & data handling for various laboratories andresearch groups. It also offers training in statistics as well as support inwriting papers.
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen 1445, Luxembourg
15/12/2020 10:00:39
To support the team of this unit and clinical research projects, we are looking for a Biostatistician who will mainly be responsible for providing support in the design and analysis of clinical trials including early phase trials

Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible for clinical and translational studies methodology
  • Represent CCMS in the new translational research center
  • Give advice on the design of studies of research projects, when needed
  • Propose innovative and adequate design for clinical and translational studies
  • Develop the statistical analysis plans for such projects and studies
  • Calculate the necessary sample size for projects suggested by researchers.
  • Check the quality of the data communicated by researchers
  • Carry out the statistical analysis report and discuss it with researchers.
  • Participate in the drafting of publications, the preparation of lectures related to the work carried out
  • Participate in the drafting of standard operating procedures for the CCMS
  • Understand and respond to the statistical needs from colleagues and clients working in Life Sciences.

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • PhD / Master with  statistics, biostatistics or epidemiological methods  (or similar qualification).
  • Previous professional experience of at least 5 years in a similar position.
  • Experience in the design of clinical trials is mandatory
  • Experience in a clinical research centre is an asset.
  • Experience in the design of early phase trials is expected
  • Constructive attitude, flexibility, outgoing and service oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills especially in a research environment as well as with medical practitionners
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to adapt to a dynamic environment, in full autonomy
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a team,
  • IT skills: SAS and R, Microsoft Office.
  • Language skills: Excellent written and spoken knowledge of English, fluent command of French

REF.: VD/BIOSTAT1220/MV/CCMS
CDI - Full time - Start date : immediate