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PHASTAR is a multiple award-winning global biometric Contract Research Organization (CRO) that is accredited as an outstanding company to work for by Best Companies. We partner with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device organizations to provide the expertise and processes to manage and deliver on time, quality biostatistics, programming, data management and data science services. With offices across the UK, US, Germany, Kenya, Australia, India, China and Japan, PHASTAR is the second largest specialized biometrics provider globally, and the largest in the UK.

Demand for our Functional Service Provision is growing, and we’re looking for talented individuals who share our passion for quality and technical expertise to join our FSP team.

Senior Biostatistician (FSP)

in US - remote
Start date: As soon as possible
Role and responsibilities

As a senior biostatistician working within FSP, you will be fully integrated into a sponsor’s team as a key contributor, providing that partner with hands-on technical expertise and project oversight. We have various FSP projects available, with opportunities to utilize your expertise within a specific therapeutic area, be involved with study design and protocol development, and provide high-level statistical consultancy and customer service to a dedicated client.

As an accredited outstanding company to work for, our FSP positions provide the unique benefit of working for a growing CRO that is recognized for its continuous learning and development opportunities, whilst also gaining direct experience of working within a sponsor’s team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as lead biostatistician, responsible for the statistical aspects of clinical studies across phases I-IV
  • Work as study project lead, responsible for predicting and planning resources, allocating staff, quality control and the timely delivery of outputs
  • Lead a team of statisticians and programmers to manipulate, summarize and analyse clinical trial data using a variety of statistical methods
  • Prepare randomization schedules and act as unblinded biostatistician on reporting teams
  • Supervise work of less experienced statisticians
  • Work as oversight statistician for regulatory submissions
  • Ensure the team meets the highest quality standards and follows the principles detailed in PHASTAR’s internal procedures
  • Act as a statistical consultant to the sponsor, maintaining a positive and engaging client relationship with regards to statistical issues
  • PhD or MSc in biostatistics or related discipline
  • Experience working within a clinical trials environment to have a good awareness of clinical trial issues, design and implementation
  • Knowledge of CDISC (SDTM/ADaM) standards
  • Previous experience performing statistical analysis using SAS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of people across different functions


With the world’s eyes focused on clinical trial data, this is a fantastic time to join an award-winning specialized biometric CRO that is renowned for its technical expertise, outstanding quality and cutting-edge data science techniques. We offer flexible working, part-time hours, structured training and development plans, continuous learning opportunities, and a competitive salary and benefits package. We’re committed to ensuring our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance, within a supportive, fun and friendly working environment.

*PHASTAR does not accept any CVs received from recruitment agencies. In the event that speculative CVs are submitted by recruitment agencies, PHASTAR reserves the right to contact these candidates directly and consider them for current/future vacancies without any financial obligation to the recruitment agency in question. This applies to any CVs sent directly to any PHASTAR employee.

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