Statistician (RE-12450578) Cambridge, Massachusetts

Salary: USD61 - USD100 per annum

The Principal Biostatistician will be working with a cross‑functional program team as the statistical lead, responsible for statistical activities across multiple studies, and reporting to the program medical director. The ideal candidate is a good communicator, high-energy, self-motivated, and forward‑thinking. Experience working in oncology development is preferred, but not required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance as the statistical expert on a cross‑functional program team
  • Apply statistical expertise to ensure optimal clinical trial designs, analysis methods and data displays
  • Be accountable for all statistical aspects of protocols and regulatory submissions
  • Represent Merrimack regarding statistical issues with external parties including regulatory agencies and corporate partners
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external (e.g. CRO) team members to coordinate the planning and execution of biostatistics deliverables
  • Work with data management personnel in the preparation of datasets that are of high quality and in usable format
  • Provide requirements to SAS Programmers to facilitate efficient and effective programming
  • Be responsible for quality assurance of data produced, the validity of the reported results and their statistical interpretation
  • Participate in the establishment of processes and standards for the generation and reporting of data
  • Contribute to the development of statistical approaches and support for biomarker analysis and translational research.


  • Ph.D. in statistics with at least 5 years of experience