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Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Arden Hills, BRU, BE, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Arden Hills



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.



About the role:

This position is responsible for biostatistical activities in support of clinical trials including: providing innovative statistical solutions for scientific decision making; preparing statistical analysis plans; writing the statistical section of clinical trial protocols; generating data tables, patient data listings and reports using SAS; performing analysis of clinical trial data, and contributing to the interpretation and presentation of clinical trial data.

This role can sit in Minnesota or Brussels, Belgium. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Generates statistical summary tables, patient data listings, and reports using SAS.
  • Performs quality control check of SAS programs.
  • Handles complex SAS programming issues as well as all other study programming issues.
  • Compiles clinical data and relevant background material.
  • Works with the Clinical Sciences staff to develop scientifically sound clinical study designs and writes the statistical section of clinical research protocols.
  • Performs sample size calculations or simulations.
  • Provides input to database requirements and provides SAS dataset specifications.
  • Prepares the statistical analysis plans.
  • Performs programming for periodic progress reports for assigned clinical trials.
  • Assists with the interpretation of clinical trial data and contributes to the Statistical Methods and Results sections of manuscripts and clinical study reports. 


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum qualifications

  • Master's level degree in biostatistics, statistics, or public health preferred; Bachelor's level degree will be considered with relevant experience
  • 2+ years of experience in SAS programming; preferably 2 years in medical device or pharmaceutical clinical trials
  • Demonstrated computer expertise in SAS programming and word processing; experience using SQL and electronic databases highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with clinical trial design and analysis issues

Preferred qualifications

  • Ability to think analytically, process scientific and medical data
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently and understand basic medical information
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to prioritize and balance work across several projects.
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory guidelines (FDA/CFR; ENISO14155/GCP/ICH)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skill


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 471006


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