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Senior Principal Statistician, Manufacturing Statistics

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805630990W

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Senior Principal Statistician position within Statistics & Decision Sciences (SDS), to be located in Shanghai, China.


Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.  


Statistics & Decision Sciences integrates broad and deep expertise across Janssen Research & Development in areas that range from Drug Discovery through Phases 2 and 3 clinical studies and post-market Medical Affairs and Real World Evidence, with Manufacturing Lifecycle support throughout. As part of Quantitative Sciences that comprises Statistics & Decision Sciences and Global Clinical Pharmacology, we work in cross-disciplinary teams and apply quantitative principles across the R&D portfolio to enable optimal decision-making at the earliest time point and in the most efficient manner. Statistics & Decision Sciences staff reside in the following worldwide locations: Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ, Spring House, PA, and La Jolla, CA in the USA; Beerse, Belgium, and Leiden, The Netherlands, in Europe; and Shanghai, China.  


The Manufacturing, Toxicology, and Applied Statistical Sciences (MTASS) group within Statistics & Decision Sciences at Janssen R&D is seeking an individual to join the team. The scope of the MTASS team focuses on needs outside traditional clinical trials. This primarily includes manufacturing sciences and also some other specialized applied areas such as immunological assay development and safety for biologics and vaccines.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:


·         Strategic and technical leadership both internally and externally.

·         Collaboration with researchers on experimental design, data analysis, interpretation and communication of data evidence for research, development, and/or marketed product needs in Janssen R&D or other J&J organizations.

·         Serve as a statistics representative for cross-functional teams.

·         Ensure appropriate research and application of statistical methodology.

·         Lead and co-authorships of publications and presentations.


Skills and Knowledge:


·         Good oral and written skills are crucial, as is the desire to learn enough of the relevant science to interact effectively.

·         Knowledge of linear mixed models and multivariate analysis is essential.

·         Exposure to modern data analysis techniques and experiences such as data visualization, robust statistics and analysis of high-dimensional data is desirable.

·         Excellent software skills are essential.

·         Facility in the R language is expected.

·         Constantly eager to expand statistical, communications, and computing expertise.

·         Must enjoy the process of building long-term collaborative relationships, be at ease with either a non-rigid or rigid structure to projects, and be organized in handling numerous projects simultaneously.

·         Participation in the external professional community is expected as well.




·         PhD in Statistics or related field +5 years of experience or a Master’s degree in Statistics or related Quantitative Sciences field with +9 years of experience.


·         Proficiency of R or SAS statistical software.


·         Demonstrated written, oral, and personal communication skills.


·         Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment.

·         Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary contexts outside statistics.

Travel up to 5% of the time.

Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
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