Senior Biostatistician- Remote (Full-time or Part-time)

Rockville, Maryland
Sep 09, 2022
Oct 09, 2022
Full Time
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

Leads collaborations with clinical investigators to determine study design, contributes to protocol development, authors statistical analysis plans, performs statistical analysis, makes statistical inference and writes and presents reports summarizing findings including publications in peer-reviewed journals. Manages statistical activities for a clinical study or platform of clinical studies.

  • Provides sound strategic, scientific and statistical input to support client's research projects.
  • Serves as the lead Biostatistician on one or more study projects.
  • May supervise Biostatisticians, Associate Biostatisticians and SAS programmers (all levels) and direct their work on clinical research studies.
  • Leads the project team's development of study analysis plans and statistical programs to perform analyses and display study data.
  • Keeps abreast with current statistical and medical literature to ensure that sound methodologies are adopted.
  • Fosters innovation in Biostatistics that will continuously enhance current statistical knowledge and practices.
  • Ensures the scientific integrity of the research project and the accuracy of the reported results.
  • Performs sample size calculation and provides leadership in the statistical design of research projects.
  • Reviews protocols and case report forms to ensure that protocol objectives are met, and standards are maintained.
  • Develops study assignment allocation schemas along with appropriate documentation.
  • Leads the development of the methods and results sections of clinical study reports and scientific publications.
  • Represents EMMES on behalf of clients at regulatory meetings.
  • Participate in the development and updating of Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • MS in biostatistics, statistics, or related field with 4 years of related experience or a PhD in biostatistics, statistics, or related field with 1 year of related experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with statistical methods and applications in clinical research.
  • Strong programming skills in SAS and/or R.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts, both written and oral.

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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