Executive Director, Biostatistics



United States · Statesville, NC, USA · West Hills, NY, USA · California, USA · West Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA · California, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024

ImmPACT Bio is a clinical-stage company, headquartered in the Los Angeles area, developing novel cell therapies for treating cancer and autoimmune disease. The company’s next-generation chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell technologies are based on Boolean logic-gate approaches and address key biological challenges for engineered T cell therapies including relapse due to antigen loss/escape; on-target, off-tumor toxicities; and the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment.

ImmPACT Bio is looking for an exceptional individual to join our growing team as the Senior Director, Biostatistics reporting to the Chief Medical Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop statistical strategy for clinical development programs across multiple therapeutic areas
  • Provide expert statistical input to Phase I - IV global clinical trials, lifecycle management, and translational medicine research efforts
  • Ensure appropriate statistical methodologies are applied to study designs and data analyses
  • Support the project team and clinical study team including the derivation of go/no-go criteria, generation of data visualizations and summary reports, and interpretation of results
  • Collaborate with internal and external collaborators in study design, analysis, reporting, interpretation, and communication of clinical trial results
  • Author and review critical documents such as briefing documents, synopses, protocols, statistical analysis plans (SAPs), top-line reports, clinical study reports (CSRs), and integrated summaries
  • Represent the statistical function at meetings with regulatory authorities, key opinion leaders and other specialist bodies and defending statistical approaches
  • Lead statistical efforts for regulatory submissions and correspondences with health authorities
  • Stay current with advances in the field and ensure appropriateness of internal practices
  • Review and provide feedback to statisticians at Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and vendors
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with key statistical opinion leaders within academia, regulatory agencies, and industry
  • Drive innovation by implementing new methodologies and statistical designs
  • Define the vision for the Biostatistics function, including hiring, mentoring, and retention of the Biostatistics group

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science with at least thirteen (13) years of experience, or Master of Science with at least ten (10) years of experience, or Ph.D. with at least six (6) years of experience or equivalent amount of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's or Doctorate degree in Mathematics, Biostatistics or Statistics
  • Ten years post-graduate statistical experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries
  • Knowledgeable of statistical methodology and applications within drug development, especially in oncology
  • Experience in statistical methodologies related to adaptive designs (e.g., group sequential design, adaptations to treatment arm selection design, Bayesian adaptive design) and/or combined phase 1/2 or phase 2/3 designs
  • Advanced programming skills in SAS, R, and other relevant statistical software solutions.
  • Experience as statistical lead in regulatory submissions
  • Effective communication and presentation skills


  • West Hills, CA, or Hybrid

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 20% travel
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally for business meetings and scientific conferences.

At ImmPACT Bio we embrace transparency in our total rewards pay and benefits program and philosophy. We believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce. Our compensation programs are focused on fair and equitable pay practices including market based and data supported base pay, an annual performance-based bonus plan, and equity grants (ISO) for new employees.

Compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience.
Salary Range
$252,125$298,870 USD

ImmPACT Bio provides a generous Total Rewards package, to include a competitive base salary, bonus, and equity package as well as generous benefits and paid time off programs. ImmPACT Bio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will review all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.