Principal Statistician*

  • Mainz
  • Research, development, teaching
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 1.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age: Amongst multiple programs in the pipeline, we are conducting research on a Covid-19 vaccine in our project “Lightspeed” based on our mRNA-technologies. Furthermore, we are pioneers in the development of individualized cancer therapies and in the combat against other diseases.
We aim to achieve life-changing successes for patients by being innovative, passionate and united,so get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people´s lives.

Principal Statistician* - Oncology

At BioNTech, you will be responsible for the implementation of mathematical concepts and statistical models in clinical research projects as well as participation in strategy and team development. Your duties in detail:
  • Represent statistics in cross-functional project and study teams in multiple projects
  • Provide statistical input into Clinical Development Plans, Clinical Study Protocols, Clinical Study Reports, regulatory submission documents, and publications ensuring accurate deliverables
  • Perform sample size calculations, develop statistical analysis plans and support TLF development
  • Perform statistical analyses and validate analysis results
  • Oversee outsourced statistical CRO activities and deliverables ensuring highest quality in a timely manner
  • Develop, implement and improve statistical processes and standards (SOPs)
  • Support and participate in the development of departmental strategies
  • Provide support and day-to-day team development as a subject-matter-expert (SME)

What you have to offer.

  • University degree (MSc/PhD) in statistics or mathematics and at least 10 years of relevant experience in biostatistics in pharmaceutical industry and/or CRO
  • Experience with clinical drug development and clinical trials in oncology and excellent knowledge of clinical study designs and statistical methods
  • Knowledge in innovative adaptive designs is desired as well as excellent knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines (ICH, FDA, EMA)
  • Adaptability to rapidly changing organizational and business environment; Awareness of the bigger picture and innovative and solution orientated thinking
  • Attention to detail with a strong orientation to quality, fluent English language skills and very good oral and written communication skills required; Ability to communicate fluently in German highly preferred
  • Experience with SAS required; EAST software experience preferred
  • Experience with regulatory/governmental registrations and submissions preferred

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, Andy Wingstrom will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon).

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race, religion, color, origin, sexual orientation, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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