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Senior Biostatician

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Aline Vandermeeren
Business Unit Manager

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Aline Vandermeeren
Business Unit Manager

Aline Vandermeeren
Business Unit Manager
+32 497 71 58 10

Job description

The Senior Biostatistician works under the hierarchical supervision of the Head of the Statistics Department.

The Senior Biostatistician is accountable for the development, the conduct, analysis and reporting of his/her studies and research projects, as detailed in the Standard Operating Procedures, including: 

  • Development of study design
  • Development and review of protocols
  • Development of case report forms and any activities required for the set-up of a study in collaboration with other departments
  • Development of statistical analysis plans
  • Communication with the Independent Data Monitoring Committee Support Unit
  • Programming and reporting of studies
  • Supporting the medical staff in the interpretation and framing of results
  • Writing sections of manuscripts
  • Review of manuscripts
  • Preparation of material for the presentation of results to conferences
  • Submission of clinical trial results to regulators

Responsibilities in the statistics department

  • Actively participates in the bi-weekly meetings of the statistics department and to the internal protocol review meetings
  • Ensures up-to-date knowledge of the statistical techniques necessary for the proper design and analysis of clinical trials
  • Gives lectures during educational sessions or courses organized by or with the company
  • May train and oversee the activities of fellow statisticians
  • Write and maintain Work Instructions and/or Standard Operating Procedures


  • MSc, PhD or ScD degree in biostatistics or statistics with at least 5 years of experience in clinical trials research in oncology
  • Experience in the design of (preferably oncology) clinical trials and in survival analysis
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS; experience with R is an asset
  • Experience with CDISC/ADAM
  • Knowledge in health-related quality of life and/or health technology assessment is an asset
  • Good communication skills in both oral and written English
  • Ability to work in an international multidisciplinary environment
  • Capable of presenting and debating projects with partners
  • Able to write scientific communications
  • Dynamic and capable of working autonomously
  • Team player

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