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Senior Principal Statistician - Peripheral Vascular Health (Remote within the U.S.; Mounds View, MN preferred)

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Must Have (Minimum Requirements):
To be considered for this role, the minimum requirements must be evident on your resume. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics/Statistics, Epidemiology or Mathematics and minimum 10 years of experience in statistics and/or data analysis within clinical/healthcare, or advanced degree in Biostatistics/Statistics, Epidemiology or Mathematics with a minimum of 8 years of experience in statistics and/or data analysis within clinical/healthcare

Nice to Have (Desired/Preferred Qualifications):

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related field (e.g., Medicine, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Biology/Biochemistry and minimum 8 years of statistics experience within medical device industry or pharmaceutical industries
  • Experience at Medtronic or in the medical device/pharmaceutical industry as a Biostatistician in clinical studies from the design through approval stages with expertise in clinical trial methods and execution
  • Experience supporting a global clinical research and medical affairs organization, with clinical studies in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America
  • Experience in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and/or regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials and medical devices (e.g. ISO, MDD/MDR)
  • Strong applied statistical skills, including survival analysis, regression modeling, Bayesian methods, adaptive trial designs, group sequential methods, longitudinal analysis (including mixed models), interim analysis, missing data strategies and multiple testing strategies  
  • Advanced knowledge of and/or experience with statistical programming packages, including SAS, R, or another statistical analysis package
  • Ability to develop and apply innovative statistical methods to support Value Based Healthcare models and frameworks for Benefit/Risk profiles of medical devices.


  • Experience managing/leading people and teams.
  • High degree of expertise regarding research data management
  • Experience writing or updating clinical reports/documents
  • Research and application experience equivalent to a tenured Associate Professor of Biostatistics at a major research institution.
  • Experience in developing and interacting with Data Safety Monitoring Boards, Adverse Events Committees, and Clinical Events Committees.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical content to non-statisticians (written and verbal)
  • Excellent communication skills, including:
    • Ability to explain complex statistical and clinical study concepts in plain, clear language.
    • Ability to present well and field questions from Regulatory bodies, KOL physicians, and senior executives.
    • Ability to share statistical techniques and coach junior statisticians.
  • High level of competency in Windows environment and with Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent project management skills: can prioritize multiple tasks and goals to ensure timely delivery.


About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

Physical Job Requirements
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. 

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)


Ability to travel up to 15% (primarily domestic and may have some international travel).

Must be able to travel independently to various Medtronic buildings/sites.


A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create.  We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.

Learn more about our benefits at benefits.medtronic.com

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