General Information

Location: Washington, DC

Organization: Statistics Collaborative

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

We are searching for a biostatistician to join out team!  Our biostatisticians are responsible to collaborate with external clients on studies involving new drugs, biologics, devices, and vaccines, as well as behavioral interventions across a range of disease areas.  A Biostatistician I, working under the direct supervision of a more experienced statistician, performs assigned tasks related both to statistical analyses and statistical programming.  This is an entry-level position with opportunity for growth.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing data, including writing code using SAS or other statistical programs.

  • Preparing graphs, tables, and listings with in-house macros when appropriate.

  • Creating and auditing analysis programs.

  • Perform biostatistical analyses under the supervision of more senior staff.

  • Calculating sample sizes for clinical studies with standard designs.

  • Prepare randomization lists.

  • Programming analysis datasets with guidance from the Project Manager.

  • Assisting with writing analysis plans.

  • Contributing to IDMC reports under the supervision of more senior staff.

  • Draft minutes and summaries of meetings.

  • Present Statistically Speaking seminars to staff.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics, or Master’s degree or Ph.D. in epidemiology with considerable coursework in Biostatistics

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of applied statistical methodologies

  • At least 1 year of programming experience in SAS, R, or Stata

  • Knowledge of base SAS, SAS macro language, SAS graphics, and SAS/STAT

  • Experience using SAS or other statistical software to report results of clinical trials or other type of studies is strong preferred

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to juggle several complex projects simultaneously

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word® and other MS Office® applications is helpful.

Materials to submit: 

Please submit a cover letter (include Ref: STBS), résumé, SAS programming sample, writing sample, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts through the form below. We only consider applicants who have submitted all required documents.

About Us: 

For more than 30 years, Statistics Collaborative has been working with major clients throughout the clinical research industry.  We recognize the importance of ongoing dialogue with our staff and clients so that we can incorporate the perspectives of an interdisciplinary team into the statistical thinking. Our staff is dedicated to developing research programs with scientific rigor and statistical validity. Clients depend on us for careful thought, rigorous attention to detail, and expertise across a range of statistical methods and therapeutic areas.