Title:  Statistician 1  at IMS Health

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Provides expertise in statistical methodologies and project management support.

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Provides statistical methodology and project management support for commercial deliverables as well as custom studies. Develops tactical study plans in answer to business questions, performs quantitative research, and provides written summaries of study results. Gathers recommendations from other departments to develop research plans, identifying appropriate data sources, and delivery options in meeting client information and analyses needs. Defines statistical design and methodology to meet client information needs. May manage statisticians and statistical programmers processing study data. Conducts statistical analyses to derive conclusions from the study, and identifies new opportunities for standard reports and for value-added analytics. Consults with clients on design and methodology and provides input for client proposals. Works on projects of complex scope where independent judgement is used within a broad range of defined procedures and practices. Develops new applications and methodologies for existing or newly aquired data. Leads design efforts in selecting statistical methodology for use in the development and launch of new products.

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

Bachelor’s,  Master's or Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Bio-informatics or a related field with a minimum of seven (7) years of experience with a Bachelor’s, five (5) years of experience with a Master’s or two (2) years of experience with a Ph.D. and proficiency in statistical programming software.     

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Innovative thinking on conceptual products and services, knowledge of state-of-the-art statistical/longitudinal/data mining methods, and independent personal development in new database sources. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work under stringent deadlines and be multi-task oriented. Experience with pharmaceutical industry strongly desired.

Please contact Xinyan Yu at X.Yu@us.imshealth.com with inquiries.