Staff or Senior Staff Biostatistician

Menlo Park, California
Competitive salary and benefits
May 30, 2018
Jul 30, 2018
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Staff or Senior Staff Biostatistician

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is using the power of high-intensity sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop and commercialize pioneering products for the early detection of cancer. The company is located in Menlo Park, California and Hong Kong. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

The Senior Staff Biostatistician provides statistical expertise and leadership to clinical projects. The Senior Staff Biostatistician partners with key internal and external stakeholders to design, analyze, and interpret clinical studies in support of GRAIL’s product development and pharmaceutical partnerships.

You Will:

  • Provides strategic input for and is a key contributor to GRAIL product development.
  • Represents Biostatistics function and collaborates with internal and external thought leaders in the design, analysis, interpretation, and publication of clinical studies.
  • Contributes to protocols, statistical analysis plans, study reports, presentations, and publications of clinical studies. 
  • Works on significant and unique issues that require exercising independent judgment and developing/adapting methodology.
  • Stays abreast of industry and academic developments in the Statistical Genomics and Immuo Oncology field and applies to clinical study design and analysis.

Your Background Should Include:

  • 10+ years of experience in academia or industry. Molecular diagnostics or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
  • MS with 7+ years of experience or PhD with 5+ years of experience will be considered at a lower level.
  • PhD in Biostatistics or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics
  • Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills with a strong ability to influence and communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization and externally.
  • Demonstrated success leading the statistical portion of a clinical development program in industry.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory rules and guidelines, e.g., ICH, GCP, HIPAA.
  • Experience programing in SAS or R.
  • Strong team player with demonstrated track record of success in cross­-functional team environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.