Principal Biostatistician

Statistics and Data Corporation

Waltham - Telecommute

Apply a high level of technical expertise to help guide and develop the more junior biostatistics staff members. Serve as a lead statistician on clinical studies and provide senior-level peer review of work being accomplished by other biostatisticians in the department. Maintain the statistical and analytical integrity of clinical trials analyzed by SDC. Actively participate in writing statistical sections of protocols, preparing statistical analysis plans, preparing data deliverables for clinical study reports, interpreting analysis results, writing statistical sections of clinical study reports, and participating in meetings with drug regulatory agencies as required. Support business development and project management with strategic planning, proposals, pricing, and timeline planning.

Primary Responsibilities

Serve as an internal consultant for biostatistics analysis tools and methods

Serve as a subject matter expert during client and vendor meetings for biostatistics analysis support

Actively support business development in capabilities presentations to prospective and current clients

Effectively manage assigned clinical study budgets for biostatistics analysis support

Develop, coach and mentor junior biostatistics department personnel

Act as the lead statistician on clinical research projects and help with SAS programming

Provide statistical expertise for study design of clinical trial protocols

Write statistical methods section of the study protocol, as needed

Write statistical analysis plans ensuring appropriate regulatory requirements and study objectives defined in the study protocol are followed

Review CRFs to ensure consistency with protocol and statistical analysis plan (SAP)

Program summary tables, data listings and graphical representations of clinical trials data

Perform all analyses defined in the statistical analysis plan as well as any post-hoc analyses and relevant exploratory analyses of clinical trial data

Prepare/review key sections of clinical study reports and various regulatory documents

Perform statistical QC of all department outputs including analyses and clinical study reports

Provide statistical support to answer questions from external clients (such as FDA, Investigators)

Contribute to the development, maintenance, and training of standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Represent the biostatistics department at regulatory meetings, sponsor meetings, and any other multifunctional meetings, as needed

Manage biostatistics timelines, budgets, and client expectations


  • Effective leadership, budget forecast and implementation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to process scientific and medical data
  • Able to work independently and in teams
  • Project management abilities including analytical evaluation, organization, delegation, flexible team management, negotiating and resource management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical programming
  • Expertise in manipulating and analyzing SAS data
  • Able to identify data issues, present problems, and implement solutions.
  • Capable of communicating technical concepts clearly, concisely, and understandably to non-statistical colleagues and clients
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with clinical trial design and analysis activities and basic knowledge of regulatory guidelines (FDA/CFR, ICH/GCP) Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Able to effectively collaborate across cross-functional teams
  • Focus on quality at all times and in all situation
  • A Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics or other related, scientific field and at least eight years of relevant professional experience or a combination of education and experience.


What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Fully remote roles
  • Variety of therapeutic areas
  • Career advancements
  • Medical insurance
  • HSA with company match
  • Dental with 2 coverage options
  • Vision
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time off
  • Over 10 company holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Inclusive and collaborative company culture
  • Identity theft protection
  • Voluntary accident and critical illness insurance
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