Neuchatel, Switzerland


Life Sciences



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Sr Scientist – Statistician – Neuchatel, Switzerland Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future. Your ‘day to day As Sr Scientist – Statistician you will apply statistical and mathematical techniques to complex pre-clinical data, in order to ensure a correct interpretation of scientific results and help make informed decisions! You will support the study teams by establishing fit-for-purpose statistical designs. You will also contribute to the publication of major results in peer-reviewed scientific journals and thereby to the scientific credibility of Philip Morris International (PMI). More specifically, you'll • Contribute to the statistical design of preclinical studies and life science product innovation experiments and recommend the most appropriate statistical procedures for the outcome evaluation. • Develop and implement statistical techniques and tools, perform data analysis and reporting based on pre-clinical, laboratory data and methodology validation. • Guide peers and management in data interpretation to support them in making informed decisions • Provide input and evidence to the development of project and study scopes, schedules and estimates • Perform duties in accordance to PMI policies and/or external regulations, e.g. Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). • Contribute to the writing and preparation of reports, presentations, publications, patents and evidence packages that are submitted to regulatory authorities, as well as present these materials to internal or external events such as conferences • Provide mathematical and statistical expertise on new projects and techniques, as well as statistical training. Who we’re looking for • MSc, or PhD preferred, in biostatistics, statistics or other related areas (physics, mathematics, computational science/biology/chemistry/toxicology, data science). • Demonstrated experience in industrial (pharmaceutical, food, medical devices) setting with a sound expertise in biostatistics and advanced statistical designs. • Strong expertise in programming with R or SAS statistical software, development of Shiny applications is a plus. • Practical experience in (pre-)clinical research and basic knowledge of GLP and GCP. Knowledge of standardized data formats (SDTM, ADAM, SEND) are an advantage. • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment. • Confirmed publication skills. • Sound expertise in planning and scheduling activities with other groups. • Fluent in English both written and spoken. What we offer Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: a smoke-free future. #LIJobs