Statistical Analyst, Biostatistics

Medical Health Sciences Parsippany, NJ


About Pacira

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to improving outcomes for health care practitioners and their patients. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for advancing patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results.

Why work with us?

Rarely do you have an opportunity to do work that really matters. What drives us is our mission. What makes us successful are our people.  At Pacira, you are part of an inclusive culture that fosters collaboration, growth, and innovative thinking - a place where you can make an impact and help change the standard of care in non-opioid pain management. Be part of our movement, let’s pursue excellence together.


The Statistical Analyst, Biostatistics is responsible for developing statistical analysis designs, writing SAS programs and providing statistical interpretation in accordance with project and regulatory requirements along with summarizing findings in reports and publications.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide statistical analysis inputs and programming in a team environment to address project objectives
  • Adhere to company and regulatory guidelines in analysis and reporting of statistical findings.
  • Understand and consider complexity of clinical studies while providing analysis of data.
  • Develop optimal models for analysis and interpretation of clinical findings.
  • Create extensive SAS programs with sufficient detail and ease of interpretation to implement potential complex designs of studies, and have a thorough knowledge to implement programs for linear regression models, linear mixed models, generalized linear models, generalized linear mixed models, non-linear models, survival analysis, simulation studies (e.g. MCMC) and power/sample size estimation.
  • Responsible for developing/understanding/adhering to statistical methodologies as set forth in project requirements (e.g., Statistical Analysis Plan [SAP]) and ensuring methodologies are being implemented appropriately.
  • Generate tables, figures and listings (TFLs) for presentation and interpretation of results in accordance with project requirements.
  • Assist in development of documents or presentations as needed.
  • Identify, interpret and communicate meaningful findings to key individuals (i.e. answer the “so what” questions)


  • The incumbent will work closely with clinical research and operation, data management, regulatory, publication.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree Math/Statistics/Biostatistics or related field, from accredited college or university. Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 3 years of SAS programming experience and an independent working knowledge of SAS macros is required.
  • Minimum 2 years Assistantship/Internship of statistical experience in university, biotech, pharma, government or research institutes. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistical methods and models.
  • The ability to independently write SAS programs in adherence to clinical and statistical objectives
  • Knowledge of clinical terms, clinical study designs and the drug and/or device approval process.
  • Knowledge of the drug/device approval process is required.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to safely navigate office spaces.

Work Environment:

  • The work setting is consistent of a typical pharmaceutical office environment with offices and cubicles


EEO Statement: Pacira is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), veteran status, disability or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. At Pacira we are committed to intentionally cultivating a culture of inclusion where all feel welcomed and valued for their background, perspectives, and experiences. We hold one another accountable to promote trust and transparency in support of our communities and collective purpose.
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