Career Opportunities in Immunotherapy

Join our growing team of individuals dedicated to collaboration, life-long learning and seeing a day in which people with cancer live markedly longer and better lives. Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with a statement of interest, availability, and experience in Word or PDF format to: [email protected]. Syndax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Associate Director, Biostatistics

    Status: Exempt
    Reports to: Senior Director, Biostatistics

    Position Description:

    Play a leading role in designing efficient trials and conducting clinical, PK/PD, and biomarker data analyses, serve as a key member on clinical development planning teams, and provide statistical consultation to development team. This person will have strong technical expertise, be able to proactively contribute to the development of clinical and regulatory strategies, and may also manage junior biostatisticians.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Play a leading role in designing efficient clinical trials
    • Provide major contributions to clinical development strategies
    • Serve as an influential statistical consultant to medical and development team
    • Independently conduct clinical trial simulations
    • Independently perform clinical, biomarker, and PK/PD data analyses
    • Interpret clinical trial results
    • Deliver statistical lectures on new statistical advancements
    • Write statistical analysis plans, statistical sections of protocols, and reports
    • Review relevant medical literature
    • Help develop protocols, case report forms, and clinical study reports
    • Provide leadership to clinical development teams when needed
    • Act as an integral member of project team, collaborate effectively with other team members, and attend project team meetings
    • Perform statistical programming for advanced statistical methodologies and help statistical programmers QC their programs
    • Conduct quality review of statistical analyses
    • Keep updated with regulatory requirements
    • Interact effectively with regulatory authorities
    • Mentor or manage junior biostatisticians

    Minimum Requirements:


    • M.S., Biostatistics or equivalent with at least 9 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or equivalent experience, or Ph.D. in Biostatistics or equivalent with at least 6 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or equivalent experience.


    • Profound understanding of advanced clinical trial design and statistical analysis methodologies
    • Good understanding of the big picture of an overall development program
    • Capable of thinking strategically
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to lead project teams, as well as work in a cross-functional team
    • Successfully completed several large or complex projects
    • Strong ability to quickly capture key information from medical journal articles
    • Understand regulatory requirements and good clinical practice guidelines
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize work
    • Good statistical programming skills using SAS and other statistical software
    • Good leadership and consultation skills