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Lilly Senior Statistician- Computation in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization overview:

The purpose of the Statistician - Computation is to assist during the development of data analysis plans in collaboration with statistical colleagues, physicians, veterinarians, and/or medical colleagues. The Statistician- Computation is responsible for establishing a reporting database and for analyzing clinical trial data by working with clinical research associates/clinical development associates and project statisticians.


The job tasks listed below outline the scope of the position. The application of these tasks may vary, based on current business needs.

Statistical Trial Analysis:

  • Collaborate with other statistical colleagues and study personnel to provide input to statistical analysis plans

  • Assist in and/or be accountable for selecting statistical methods for data analysis, authoring the corresponding sections of the data analysis plan, and conducting the actual analysis once a reporting database is created

  • Collaborate with data management in the planning and implementation of data quality assurance plans

  • Maintain proficiency with respect to SAS programming and statistical methodology and in applying new and varied methods

  • Effectively justify methods selected and implement previously outlined analysis plans

  • Conduct peer-review of work products from statistical colleagues

  • Effectively utilize current technologies and available tools for conducting the clinical trial analysis

Communication of Results and Inferences:

  • Collaborate with other statistical colleagues to write reports and communicate results

  • Responsible for assisting in the communication of study results via regulatory submissions, and manuscripts, as well as for communicating one-on-one with key customers

  • Assist or respond to regulatory queries working in collaboration with other statistical colleagues

Therapeutic Area and Systems Knowledge:

  • Understand relevant disease states in order to enhance the level of customer focus and collaboration

  • Ensure replication of tools and systems, where applicable and stay informed of technology advances

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Perform work in full compliance with assigned curriculum(s) and will be responsible for following applicable Corporate, Medical, local, and departmental policies, procedures, processes and training

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or MSPH with concentration in Statistics or Biostatistics.

Additional Preferences:

  • Proficiency in the SAS, R and other programming language

  • Interpersonal/teamwork skills for effective interactions

  • Technical growth and application with working knowledge of statistics and statistical software

  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for timely and accurate completion of competing deliverables

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and attention to detail

  • Data analysis, technology, and systems expertise

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