Senior Statistician - AMD

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Our location in Des Plaines, IL currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Statistician.


  • Provide appropriate statistical input into study design and analysis of data.

  • Ensures that statistical sections of protocol-directed clinical studies are designed to establish or validate product performance claims.

  • Participates in the preparation of data review and regulatory submissions.

  • The Statistician has established a high degree of competence in statistics and programming.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Complies with FDA and other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures and task assignments.

  • Provides input to study design, protocols, CRFs; creates statistical analysis plans.

  • Set up study directory for analysis programming environment.

  • Work with data management to set up study data processing.

  • Conducts complex data checks, work with data management and clinical affairs to ensure data integrity.

  • Performs SAS or R programming to generate tables, figures and data listings for verification study and clinical study records.

  • Participates on project teams, be able to communicates the basic stats principal to the project team, acts as the subject matter expert on the team.

  • Performs program verification activities, or other related duties on occasion, as assigned.

  • Be able to solve simple issues independently.

  • Update manager on important issues in a timely manner.



  • B.S. Statistics (or related field) + 3 years' experience


  • Master's degree plus 1 year experience or PhD in Statistics (or related field) is preferred.

  • Specific experience in clinical statistics is desirable.

  • Familiarity with at least one statistical programming package required; extensive experience with SAS preferred.

  • Experience working on medical device studies in highly regulated environment preferred.

  • Able to work both independently and as a team member.

  • Experience coordination, prioritizing and setting timelines for multiple tasks.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Able to describe complex procedures concisely and accurately.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

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