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Pfizer Manager, Statistics in Groton, Connecticut

ROLE SUMMARY The Pharmaceutical Science and Manufacturing Statistics group supports a wide variety of activities in drug development and manufacturing spanning new and marketed, chemical and biological entities. This position is located at the Groton, CT facility.



  • Provide primary statistics support to the science and technology lines within Pharmaceutical Sciences: spanning drug substance, drug product, and analytical method development, as well as regulatory activities.

  • Collaborate with scientists to plan meaningful studies, statistically analyze, and communicate / document the results.

  • Demonstrate leadership in influencing and improving workflows by identifying, developing, and applying new quantitative methods as needed to solve problems in pharmaceutical research.

  • Participate in the group's education initiative by teaching courses such as basic statistics, regression analysis, and statistical experimental design.

  • Pursue business-related research interests and represent Pfizer externally.


  • Master's degree in Statistics, Applied Math or related field with two or more years industrial consulting experience, preferably in a laboratory science environment.

  • Statistical knowledge through coursework and/or demonstrated statistical application in descriptive and inferential statistics, generalized linear models, mixed models, statistical experimental design, data mining techniques and quality control.

  • Sound computational skills: SAS, R, or equivalent programming languages, and knowledge of a variety of commercial packages.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in explaining complex statistics in the context of experimental objectives.


  • Ph.D. in Statistics with one or more years industrial consulting experience.

  • Significant coursework in a scientific discipline (chemistry, biology, computing, engineering).

  • Prior experience working in pharmaceutical research and development.

  • Good team player with demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships.

  • The flexibility to balance many projects and customers simultaneously.

  • The ability to be independent and learn new skills quickly.

  • The aptitude to identify and understand relevant scientific literature and apply knowledge gained from these sources.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

• Eligible for Relocation Package

• Eligible for Employee referral bonus

• Last Date to Apply is 1/31/2020


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