Clindata Insight Inc - Associate Director, Clinical Data Science, Spotfire/R

Paid / Remote / Full-time

Join an exciting growth company founded on the vision of creating best-in-class cancer therapies. We are an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company leveraging its deep cross-discipline expertise to discover highly differentiated therapies and develop a broad portfolio of novel combinations addressing significant unmet needs.

Technologies: R, SAS, or Python (R preferred) is a must, as is experience with data display and dashboard tools such as Spotfire or R-Shiny.


The Associate Director, Clinical Data Science will be responsible for creating fit-for-purpose analyses, visual data displays and dashboards from diverse data types to aid in internal data consumption and decision-making. This position will report into the Director of Clinical Data Science and will interact regularly with cross-functional stakeholders across the organization. Demonstrated abilities to prioritize work; to understand internal business, data and decision-making needs; and to communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders both within Biometrics and beyond (research, translational science, clinical science, clinical operations, safety, medical affairs and commercial) are essential.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing Biometrics team investigating a diverse portfolio of immuno-oncology therapeutics. The ideal candidate will come with industry experience working in a regulated environment while also demonstrating know-how, flexibility and scientific curiosity to drive creative approaches to both formal and exploratory work.


  • Generate validated, reproducible, visualizations and analysis using open-source software packages or tools (e.g., R/R-Shiny, Spotfire) to replicate more formal analyses for the purpose of clinical trial planning and design, internal data review, go/no-go decision-making and external publications or data releases
  • Create, augment, or modify current clinical data displays to accommodate study-specific needs and requests, including means of tracking data quality, completeness and trends
  • Serve as a primary point of contact to cross-functional stakeholders and deliver data-driven solutions, including clarifying requirements, prototyping solutions, and delivering production dashboards/analytics
  • Supervise and mentor junior team members, as required
  • Build and maintain data pipelines to automate data processing tasks
  • Administer and maintain user access to data displays
  • Create integrated data analyses pooling data across various clinical trials or with other relevant data sources to meet business needs (e.g., real-world data analyses, tumor or indication-specific translational questions, site monitoring, safety signal detection, go/no-go decision-making), as appropriate
  • Develop therapeutic area landscape and benchmark analyses to facilitate discussions on new target selection, clinical development and commercialization strategies
  • Generate strategic business and competitive insights to support business development, investor relations and corporate strategy ad hoc tasks


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a data science field, e.g., statistics, mathematics, epidemiology, computer science, bioinformatics, or another field with commensurate levels of experience.
  • Minimum 6+ years of biotechnology or pharmaceutical experience, with (immuno-) oncology experience preferred.
  • Programming experience in R, SAS, or Python (R preferred) or similar language is a must as is experience with data display and dashboard tools such as Spotfire or R-Shiny (or similar).
  • Familiarity with reproducibility and traceability strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical CDISC data standards and associated requirements of working in validated environments strongly preferred.
  • Experience serving as a team or project lead, working across business functions and all levels of the organization to translate user requirements into data-driven insights.
  • Experience in a supervisory role and/or mentoring junior team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly adapt to changing project and strategic requirements
  • Interest in continuing education, particularly in the areas of business knowledge as well as technology trends for producing analyses and visualizations (particularly with an eye towards reproducibility or interactivity)
  • Takes a fit-for-purpose mindset to daily work as well as long-term vision.

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If you are interested in this job or want to know more details, please email Richelle at or call (925) 320-7600. Job application link: Careers - Clindata Insight

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