• Senior Biostatistician

    Job ID 2020-34502
    Area of Interest
    Research & Development
    Location Name
    Olive Lab at MPW
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Immunotherapy Integration Hub
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

    As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.


    Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine.

     

    Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

     

    We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

    Overview

    The Immunotherapy Integration Hub (IIH) is a department at Seattle Children’s Research Institute bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers from the "bench to bedside" to develop and test novel CAR T cell therapies in pediatric populations. This includes: laboratory-based research to find novel ways to target tumors, development, implementation, and management of clinical trials and correlative laboratory studies to investigate the impact of the therapies on patients and to provide feedback to the research team. We have the most comprehensive CAR T-cell immunotherapy research program for pediatric patients in the nation.

     

    The Immunotherapy Coordinating Center (ICC) is within the IIH and supports the development and implementation of Phase I/II, single and multi-site, pediatric CAR T cell clinical trials at Seattle Children’s Hospital and other children’s hospitals across North America. The ICC spans multiple functional areas, including Biostatistics and Data Management, Clinical Trial Management, Clinical Development, and Regulatory Affairs.

     

    The successful Biostatistician will work independently and spend the majority of time consulting, designing, coordinating and performing statistical analyses. Coordinate and direct data-oriented projects. Participate as Senior Statistician on clinical studies and/or methodological research which includes: study design and protocol development; senior statistical oversight throughout the course of the study; and preparation of methods sections for grant submissions and manuscripts.

     

    Seattle Children's Employer Highlights:

    - Leader in Pediatric Care: Because of our people, Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty care center at the forefront of pediatric care.

    - Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work–life balance. Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement savings.

    - Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.

    - Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values, and heritage.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Masters degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Public Health or related field.
    - Minimum of nine (9) years related experience or PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics with seven (7) years related experience
    - Clinical study related experience.
    - Statistical Project Management experience.
    - Statistical computing experience using Splus, R, SASA and/or Stata.
    - Statistical computing experience including the development of new statistical programs and software.

    Preferred:
    - Experience as a project or study team leader.
    - Consulting experience in statistical design or clinical trials.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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