Senior Biostatistician, Statistical Analytics

at STATinMED (view profile)
Location United States of America
Date Posted March 16, 2023
Category Biostatistics
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Researcher or Senior Researcher
Other Locations Remote


STATinMED provides research, consulting, and targeted communications to global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and health information companies. Since 2007, we have helped healthcare companies discover, develop and deliver real-world evidence. Our approach and data offerings are foremost in the industry based on hundreds of combined experience years, and more than 1000 peer-reviewed publications in dozens of therapeutic areas. We listen and leverage more data from more sources in less time, to align business needs for better, faster insights, customized solutions and successful partnerships.

Senor Biostatistician, Statistical Analytics

Role Description:

This individual will serve as a statistical subject matter expert and provide guidance to the research team and other programmers. The biostatistician will also conduct advanced analyses and research to produce results and identify solutions to provide support for project analytics. Such support will include programming and interpreting statistical models, designing, and creating charts, graphs, tables, and reports to support findings and develop recommendations as well as creating analytic data sets in standalone datasets or by linking multiple disparate data sources. The position will lead communication efforts to show the value proposition and evidence to achieve maximal commercial success of products throughout their life cycle. This will include providing summary tables and figures as well as ad hoc reporting as needed. The biostatistician must have some knowledge of RWE/HEOR studies and applications throughout the development process as well as having at least intermediate to advanced programming skills in SAS and R.

The Biostatistician, Statistical Analytics will be responsible for supporting innovative research strategies and activities, as well as producing scientific results and evidence and supporting publications for our pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology clients (external stakeholders).

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides support and methodological/statistical guidance to the analysts/programmers throughout the project life cycle. Chooses the most appropriate statistical methods and techniques to address the client’s research questions.
  • Performs statistical analysis in SAS and R, including (but not limited to) generalized linear models, generalized estimating equations, mixed models, logistic regression, Cox regression and survival models, meta-analysis, predictive analytics, and comparative effectiveness analyses.
  • Ensures strict quality control measures are maintained and that project materials such as programming code, analytic files, logs, etc. are properly stored, documented, and archived.
  • Serve as analytics support on projects and perform ad hoc requests as needed.
  • Proactively addresses complex analytical issues. Handle unforeseen circumstances and actively monitor and apply new analytical techniques as needed.
  • Interacts with cross-functional team members at a project level and be able to describe complex statistical analyses using straightforward language.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and accountable environment, with 4-5 projects at any given time.
  • Performs multivariate/adjusted statistical models, as well as unadjusted univariate and bivariate analyses as needed using a variety of statistical models and techniques (see main responsibilities above).
  • Identifies and effectively uses internal and external data sources and literature references to support client projects.
  • Provides methodological guidance to analysts/programmers and provides support to project managers on research studies.
  • Assesses data quality and completeness. Appropriately and accurately QCs results. Creates queries for calculating metrics and benchmarks.
  • Prepares HEOR data as background materials for discussion with pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology clients.
  • Provide excellent customer service when delivering results to clients.


  • Previous experience within an analytics/consulting organization (eg. Symphony, Truven, Optum, IQVIA)
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively across internal stakeholders including project managers and research team members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with external stakeholders (e.g., clients) and describe statistical methods.
  • Strong organizational skills and produces organized, documented programs and code.
  • Some knowledge of healthcare data and methods of data manipulation and analysis.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately for all assigned tasks.
  • Master's Degree Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology with significant statistics/programming components with 5+ years of experience, or a related or a bachelor’s degree in these subjects with at least 10+ years of industry experience.
  • An advanced level of knowledge of SAS and R.
  • Experience with multiple healthcare data sources or working with large datasets in other industries, e.g., claims, EHR, hospital discharge, or similar data.
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing advanced statistical methods and analyses.

Why join STATinMED?

We believe in the importance of our team members and the obligation to empower the team to contribute to our collective success.

We believe in creating a culture of Operational Excellence to achieve superior performance at all levels.

To achieve this, we operate in a state of continuous improvement, using a holistic approach to include systems understanding and documentation, onboarding, training, communication, placing the right people in the right positions, and providing team member connection and support.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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