Principal Analyst Clinical Programming

Cerevel Therapeutics

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time



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Company Overview

Cerevel Therapeutics is dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of the brain to treat neuroscience diseases. We are tackling neuroscience diseases with a differentiated approach that combines expertise in neurocircuitry with a focus on receptor selectivity. Our portfolio of pre-commercial neuroscience assets targets a broad range of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, including schizophrenia, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and substance use disorder.     Headquartered in the Greater Boston area, we are bold thinkers, deep experts, resilient pathfinders, and transparent partners who push the boundaries of scientific understanding to unlock breakthrough CNS therapies that have real impact on people’s lives.   Cerevel aspires to develop and nurture a culture characterized by trust, respect, courage, curiosity, and compassion, with a relentless focus on mission and results.  Our patient-centricity guides our purpose, how we treat each other and what we work on every day.  The successful candidate will bring their own unique thinking and approach to Cerevel while sharing our core values and convictions.

Role Summary

The Data Science and Innovation (DSI) Department is seeking an Analyst of Clinical Programming to report to the Head of Biostatistics who will support statistical programming activities across all Cerevel clinical trials while also working closely with externally managed CROs and functional service providers (FSPs).  The Analyst will contribute to the development and implementation of a highly efficient programming ecosystem to enable seamless production across internal/external sourcing models and the delivery of timely high qualityCDISC-compliant and submission-ready SAS programs, SDTM, ADaM and summary tables, figures, and listings. This position requires an extensive knowledge of SAS and CDISC standards, and a broad understanding of the pharmaceutical drug development process.  Strong organizational skills, innovative problem-solving capabilities, the agility to respond promptly and completely to time-critical tasks, as well as strong communication skills are required.

Key Responsibilities * Work independently in executing statistical programming tasks and delivering high quality, timely results * Support integrated summaries (ISE/ISS), CSR, conferences/publications, ad-hoc analyses and regulatory deliverables * Contribute to the development of standards / best practices within the Biostatistics functional area that are consistent with highest industry standards * Build strong collaborations with Clinical Operations, Data Management, and Pharmacovigilance

Required Qualifications * 5+ years statistical programming experience in the CRO or Pharmaceutical Industry with mastery of SAS programming concepts across SAS/Base, SAS/STAT, SAS/Graph, SAS/IML, and SAS/SQL * Experiences with CDISC SDTM and ADaM models and complex clinical trial data * Strong collaboration skills – ability to work smoothly within the function and with cross-functional teams * Strong interests in all data elements of clinical trials * Good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of related disciplines, including Biostatistics, Clinical Operation, Clinical Data Management, and Pharmacovigilance * Strong verbal and written communication skills - ability to clearly and effectively present information

Desired Qualifications * Ability to program in R, Python, SQL in addition to SAS * Familiarity with frequently used statistical SAS procedures

Education * BS/MS/MA in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related area

Cerevel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

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