Principal Biostatistician - Remote

Rockville, Maryland
Jul 23, 2022
Aug 22, 2022
Full Time
Principal Biostatistician

US Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Statistical expert and corporate resource, providing high-level statistical expertise to various projects and consulting with other statisticians throughout the company. Typically serves on a large project team and is a statistical representative at project-specific meetings. Collaborates with clinical investigators to determine study design, contributes to protocol development, writes statistical analysis plans, and performs statistical analysis and disseminates study findings. Maintains expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulation and statistical methodology and is involved in writing and publication of statistical manuscripts. Presents research results internally and at external conferences. Will serve as a mentor to other statistical staff at Emmes and may supervise other team members. Develops statistical sections of proposals, and typically is involved in other corporate and statistical group activities.


  • Collaborates with clinical investigators to determine study design
  • Writes sections of protocols that require statistical input
  • Reviews protocols and case report forms to ensure that protocol objectives are met and standards are maintained
  • Generates treatment allocations in randomized clinical research studies and ensures proper implementation
  • Leads the project team's development of statistical analysis plans and programs to perform analyses and display study data
  • Performs statistical analyses, writes well-documented statistical code and validates application program
  • Implements data and safety monitoring reports to ensure participants safety
  • Develops metrics and generates quality control reports to optimize the performance of clinical sites and the coordinating center
  • Generates study reports to be distributed to internal and external monitoring committees and regulatory bodies
  • Authors or contributes to manuscripts and/or scientific presentations, including statistical manuscripts
  • Contributes to proposal writing by authoring sections of proposals requiring statistical input
  • Presents analytical results internally and at external conferences
  • Serves as a mentor to statistical staff
  • Other duties as assigned

  • MS in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology or related field with 6 years of relevant work experience or PhD in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology or related field with 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with statistical methods and applications in clinical research
  • Competent in SAS and/or R statistical software
  • Strong publication record including both applied and methodological statistical manuscripts
  • Expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulation and statistical methodology
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • Unlimited Approved Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401k & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

  • Casual Dress Code & Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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