Abbott Senior Statistician in Irving, Texas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.


Works with project team to decide on appropriate study design and statistical methodology - Responsible for comprehensive protocol review - Responsible for randomization schedule, sample size and power calculations - Responsible for assuring that data for statistical analyses are accurate STATISTICAL ANALYSES - Responsible for implementation of protocol methodology and statistical analysis plans - Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of statistical input into reports or decisions - Responsible for validity of alternative analysis strategies when changes to planned analyses are needed - Responsible for computer programs that are accurate, efficient and well documented - Demonstrates extensive understanding of statistical concepts and methodologies SCIENTIFIC REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS - Responsible for Statistical Methods section - Responsible for accuracy of statistical tables and data listings, and accuracy of report text - Identifies and corrects flaws in interpretation of results, inconsistency in presentation or inference - Provides significant and timely input to the development of a report strategy CONSULTATION - Works collaboratively with peers to develop efficient designs, quality protocols and reports per agreed timelines - Provides accurate and timely answers to routine questions from clients, and scientific insight when answering nonstandard questions - Responsible for maintaining good client relationships and developing strategies for expanding client base - Communicates an understanding of product development and acts in accordance with those principles - Effectively presents statistical concepts and arguments to management, regulatory agencies and scientists - Provides meaningful and timely input in the development of a clinical program strategy TRAINING, SUPERVISION, MENTORING - Effectively mentors less experienced statisticians - Can lead a team of statisticians and programmers on a particular clinical trial - Can provide formal training to statisticians and non-statisticians - Seen as a project leader on key initiatives Project Coordination and Regulatory Activities - Coordinates and leads the work of the section in multiple project areas ensuring that statistical support meets regulatory needs - Effectively interacts with project leaders, and regulatory affairs. Responsible for the accuracy and appropriateness of statistical input (e.g., protocol design, statistical methodology, interpretation of results and inference) provided for regulatory submissions, discovery and development decisions

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. - Ensures accuracy of report text and consistency between summary tables in the body of reports and the corresponding statistical tables and listings. - Responsible for statistical methods - Identifies and corrects common flaws in interpretation of results, inconsistency in presentation or inference, and adherence to Abbott report guidelines. - Provides meaningful input to the development of a report strategy. - Works collaboratively with peers to develop quality protocols, CRF, schema, and reports per agreed timelines. - Provides accurate and timely answers to routine questions from clients, scientific insight when answering nonstandard questions, and independently pursues analyses suggested by the data. - Communicates an understanding of basic clinical principles for his/her project and acts in accordance with those principles. - Can clearly communicate basic statistical concepts to other scientists and nonscientists.

Informs supervisor or manager on important issues in a timely manner. - Effectively mentors nonstatistical peers with regard to basic statistical methodology and departmental operations. - Provides appropriate background, motivation, and training to less experienced statisticians. - Can direct the activities of 1-2 statisticians by appropriately delegating assignments and reviewing work so projects are delivered on time with suitable quality. - Interacts effectively with support staff (e.g., programmers and technical support specialists).


Advanced degree (MS, MA, Ph.D. or equivalent) in statistics or Mathematics. MS/MA with 5+ years of related work experience or PhD with 3+ years of related work experience.

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