Principal Biostatistician

San Francisco, CA 94158

Posted: 07/31/2020 Job Category: Biometrics, Pharma / Biotech Job Number: 2147

Job Description

Associate Director – Biostatistics

Industry: Biopharmaceutical

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California


  • Our client focuses on the research and development of new investigative drugs in order to supply treatment to diseases such as cancer
  • This company develops strategic partnerships with fellow leading pharmaceutical companies for the best development of their products
  • Our client consistently concentrates on improving their innovative research platform and techniques


  • A chance to join a flourishing team
  • The stability of a growing pipeline of clinical projects
  • Opportunity to conduct original research on relevant statistical topics focusing on current industry trends
  • Impact role in clinical drug development 


  • Provide statistical input in Phase I-IV clinical drug development
  • Statistical expertise in protocol design, trial data analysis, statistics  analysis plans, and statistical methodology
  • Statistical lead supporting Regulatory filings and submissions
  • Manage the development, review and approval of relevant SOPs, and CRF design
  • Ensure procedures and processes are in place and data set and analysis are stored according to company policies and relevant regulatory mandates


  • Extensive knowledge in quality regulated environment and solid understanding of cGCPs
  • Expert knowledge of statistical principles and concepts
  • 5+ years of experience in Biostatistics supporting clinical drug development
  • Excellent understanding of statistical principles, concepts, and overall drug development process
  • Solid understands of SAS Programming and demonstrate Project management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Biostatistics 
  • Open to considering candidates for Sr. Biostatistician, Principal and Associate Director levels



At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’re passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That's what makes us “the name to know in recruitment.”


For the past 2 years, ABA has been ranked as one of the Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America

Meet Your Recruiter

Denise Levine
Director, Executive Search - Biometrics

Denise joined ABA in 2019, as a Director of Executive Search. She has been working as a Recruiter for the past 16 years, 10 of which have been supporting the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industries, specifically in the areas of biometrics and clinical trials. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. Denise takes pride in developing long-term relationships and is particularly excited about getting to know clients and candidates beyond the job description and the resume. She is passionate about connecting top talent with the right opportunity. 

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Denise played soccer throughout her youth and also in college. She's currently the Assistant Coach to her son's soccer team. Denise lives in Placer County where she enjoys family time with her husband, two boys, and their chocolate lab, Suzy. She spends her weekends on house projects, gardening, crafting, coaching her son’s soccer team, exploring, spending time with friends and family, and camping.

Favorite things to do in Placer County: Exploring all of the fun activities Placer County has to offer, lake days, and wine tasting

Favorite Quote: "Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you." – Walt Whitman

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