Senior Statistician

Janssen Research & Development, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Statistician for the TMEDS group (Translational Medicine and Early Development Statistics) to be located in Spring House, PA.
Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.   
We thrive on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and a commitment to inclusion.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
The scope of the TMEDS group focuses on research conducted during the discovery, development and early clinical phase of drug development, before the compound advances to larger confirmatory clinical trials.  This position is focused on providing statistical collaboration to projects in the discovery phase.
The Senior Statistician’s primary responsibilities include:
  • Collaborate with researchers on experimental design, data analysis, and the interpretation and clear communication of results.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of statistics, modeling, statistical computing and the use of statistics in decision-making.
  • Provide technical leadership to colleagues and senior leaders across the organization, and over time, grow into leadership roles in process improvement, training, standards development, or an area of technical expertise.
  • Leadership and/or participation in the authorship of presentations and publications.
  • Be constantly eager to expand statistical communications and computing expertise.
  • Build long-term collaborative relationships with research investigators, be at ease with either a non-rigid or rigid structure to projects and be organized in handling numerous projects simultaneously.

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Statistics or related Quantitative Sciences field and 2 years of related experience or a PhD in Statistics or related Quantitative Sciences field is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of statistical software, such as R and /or SAS, is required.
  • Knowledge of both linear and non-linear models and multivariate analysis required.
  • Experience with modern data analysis techniques, such as data visualization and analysis of high-dimensional data, is preferred.
  • Experience developing web applications to perform analytics using tools such as Shiny, Python/Django or JavaScript is preferred.
  • Experience with applications of Bayesian statistical techniques, such as Gibbs Sampling, and the use of implementation tools, such as JAGS or STAN, is preferred.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • This position will be located in Spring House, PA and will require up to 10% travel.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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