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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: Belgium-Diegem; 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 MN, USA or Brussells, 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: 473534


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