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Senior/Principal Statistician

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Job ref: (REF. EXP-SER-024)

Have you got experience in the application of statistics in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or life science sectors? Do you want to be at the forefront of statistical innovations, leading the way on clinical trial design and analysis? Are you looking for an opportunity that offers you a flexible work solution and one that will take your career to the next level of responsibility? Would you like to join a dynamic, growing firm where you can really make an impact, not just on the company but to accelerate drug development and ultimately benefit patients?

We are looking for passionate and motivated statisticians to work within our Services team to deliver high quality, innovative, analytical services within a clinical setting as our KerusCloud platform moves into the next phase.

Key duties

  • Assisting customers with their study design using applicable statistical methods and software packages (including KerusCloud) to ensure they are aligned with the study objectives

  • Preparation of study protocols and development of Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) and Statistical Analysis Reports (SARs)

  • Prepare, analyse and summarise study data using a variety of statistical methods, ultimately delivering results to an agreed timeline with optimal quality

  • Provide technical expertise both internally and as a service to customers

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant research techniques such as modelling, simulation and experimental design and participate in continuous professional development activity

Key duties - Principal Statistician (in addition to the above):
  • Statistical leadership – whether for team members on projects, mentoring more junior statisticians, or functioning as an expert on statistical methods, processes, or clinical trial methodology

  • Maintain positive customer relationships with regards to statistical issues

The essentials

Senior Statistician:
  • Degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, pharmacology or with a strong statistical component

  • 3 years’ relevant experience in the application of statistics on clinical trials (pharma, CRO, academic)

  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and spoken English

  • Experience in statistical software packages such as SAS and/or R

  • Experience in study design and protocol contribution

Principal Statistician (in addition to the above):
  • Proven track record in influencing clinical trial development through the application of statistical thinking (pharma, CRO, academic)

Any of the following would be desirable

  • Higher degree in statistics or similar scientific discipline

  • Experience in statistical software package R

  • Experience of modelling and simulation techniques to explore complex study designs

  • Experience of early-phase drug development processes including innovative/adaptive study design

  • Experience providing recommendations for innovative analysis options to address strategic objectives in discussion with customers

  • Experience in delivering customer projects to high quality standards

Please note the successful applicant will be asked for proof of the right to work in the UK.

How to apply

If you would like to find out more, we would be delighted to hear from you! Please reach out directly to Andrew Lloyd Head of Services, or visit our website.
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter quoting the job reference via email to Kerry Chandler, Human Resources.
Job ref: (REF. EXP-SER-024)