Principal Statistician

Location United States of America
Discipline: Biometrics
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: Up to $170,000 Per annum
Contact name: Geoff King

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01293584300
Job ref: GK21218
Published: 21 days ago
Expiry date: 27 May 2021

Location: Home based USA

Geoff King at RBW Consulting is working with an exciting niche biometric CRO in the recruitment of a Principal Statistician to support their key pharmaceutical clients. As a specialist mid-size CRO this organization is known for its high-quality work and friendly, collaborative culture. Backed by a multi-national organization the company is unique in having solid financial backing along with the boutique culture of a smaller CRO.

Priding themselves in career development, training and an incredibly supportive management team the company continue to go from strength to strength seeing business growth throughout 2020 and continued staffing needs required throughout 2021 due to a number of new studies and sponsors being secured.

The Principal Statistician you will have the opportunity to work with a range of biotechs across multiple therapeutic areas in phase I-IV clinical trials as well as mentorship/management of junior Statisticians.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Development of study protocols, including participation in study design discussions and sample size calculations

  • Reviewing CRFs and data review guidelines; developing statistical analysis plans (SAPs), including analysis dataset and TLG specifications

  • Performing statistical analyses and interpreting statistical results

  • Preparing clinical study reports, including integrated summaries for submissions (ISS/ISE), other documents for Health Authorities, Publication or exploratory purpose

  • Leading study activities when called upon

  • Perform QC and oversight of other third parties' contributions as appropriate

Key requirements:

  • Min MSc in Statistics, Biostatistics or Mathematics

  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience.

  • Proficiency in SAS or R

  • Understanding of clinical drug development process, relevant disease areas, endpoints and different study designs.

  • Awareness of industry and project standards & ICH guidelines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

A comprehensive job description is available upon request.

To find out more about this fantastic opportunity or to discuss other open positions which may be of interest please contact Geoff King on +44 (0) 1293 584 300 and send your CV through to or use the apply button on this page.

Salary: Up to $170,000 Per annum