In close collaboration with trusted industrial partner, universities and in-house institutes, the AO Foundation constantly develops new operation techniques, implant, instruments and clinical solutions under the medical guidance of independent surgeons.
The AO is the leading innovator in the surgical treatment of bone fractures and disorders. Innovation at the AO goes from bench to bedside, including basic research and innovation, product development, and clinical validation.
The AO Innovation Translation Center () streamlines and drives innovation projects. As part of the AO ITC, together with Clinical Operations, is the AO's clinical research provider.
We produce clinical evidence that is highly relevant to current trauma and orthopedics practices for better patient care, provide medical and scientific support for AO clinical studies and conduct health economics projects in collaboration with a network of renowned health economics experts.
For this new and permanent position (100%) we are looking for the following highly motivated person to support our team in Davos :
In this role you will be required to provide scientific guidance as well as methodical and statistical expertise in all phases of AO ITC assigned projects, such as
sample size calculation, statistical input in the development of a clinical study plan, statistical analysis plan development and its programming, statistical activities during the monitoring phase, final study analysis, supporting the development of final study reports and reviewing of manuscripts or abstracts for congresses / conferences
Making complex statistical analyses comprehensible to laypersons, and supporting the translation of the results into recommendations for clinical practice
Statistical analysis of non-clinical data, such as data from surveys
Validation of fracture classifications and outcome scores
Additional, supporting the develop and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to statistics, might be required.
In order to master this challenge, you have :
MSc degree in statistics or equivalent qualifications (eg, GradStat) combined with experience in a bio-medical discipline
A basic understanding and expertise in the development and execution of health economic analyses would be of benefit for this position.
At least 3 years' of involvement and experience in the analysis of clinical research data
Sound SAS programming skills, additional programming skills in R or Stata are welcome
Preferably an education and practical experience in econometrics
Good knowledge of statistics and numerical and analytical skills
Attention to detail and reliability
Ability to work both independently and in a team
Good writing skills for scientific publications
Strong written and oral communication skills in English
An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
Working in a highly committed international team
Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility re working hours and location