Frederick, MD
Sep 08, 2017
Nov 28, 2017
Full Time
The EMMES Corporation, founded in 1977, is a successful contract research organization based in Rockville, Maryland, dedicated to the support of medical research with a public health impact.

EMMES is looking for PhD Biostatisticians to join our collaborative and accomplished statistical team in our new Frederick, MD location.


The Biostatistician collaborates with clinical investigators to determine study design, contributes to protocol development, writes statistical analysis plans, performs statistical analysis and inference and writes and presents reports summarizing findings including publications in peer-reviewed journals. The Biostatistician develops systems for monitoring the quality of clinical data. The Biostatistician ensures high-quality statistical support is provided for clinical trials, registries and basic research through the use of advanced statistical skills and knowledge of clinical research. The Biostatistician maintains expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulation and statistical methodology.


    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 and validates application programs

    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

    Participates in professional development activities both within and outside the company


    PhD in biostatistics, PhD in statistics with clinical research

    Demonstrated proficiency with statistical methods and applications in clinical research

    Competent in SAS programming language and/or R

    Expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulation and statistical methodology

    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

This document reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

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