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Based in  Newcastle, Australia

Principal Statistician

in Australia - Newcastle
Start date: As soon as possible
Role and responsibilities

Key Requirements

  • Ability to lead a team of statisticians and programmers to manipulate, summarise and analyse clinical trial data using a variety of statistical methods, ultimately delivering clinical trial results to an agreed timeline with optimal quality
  • Project management responsibilities, including allocating staff, predicting and planning resources
  • Preparation and review of study documentation e.g. protocols and statistical analysis plans
  • Ability to advise, mentor and teach both internal and external statisticians with regards to statistical and data analysis methods
  • Function as a study expert across a number of studies, helping to clarify details on analysis methods for the internal PHASTAR team
  • Responsible for ensuring the team meets the highest quality standards, and follows the principles detailed in PHASTAR's internal procedures
  • Maintaining a positive and engaging client relationship with regards to statistical issues

Candidate Requirements

  • PhD or MSc in Biostatistics or related discipline
  • Experience working within a clinical trials environment (Pharma, CRO or academic)
  • 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

You should be eligible to work in the UK for UK positions, and eligible to work in the US for US positions. To apply, please send your details to or phone +44 (0)20 7183 7061

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