Senior Statistician

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Who We Are

Core Clinical Sciences (CCS) is a boutique research consultancy with a focus on causal inference, evidence synthesis, real-world solutions, and clinical trial designs. CCS is an adaptable, nimble, and solution-oriented company that delivers personalized consulting services. At CCS, we hire passionate and talented people who share our mission of providing solution-oriented, high-quality services. Our culture is inclusive, collaborative, and quality-driven.

Role Description

We are hiring a Senior Statistician with a strong background in statistics, causal inference, and R to join our group. You will be responsible for advancing our statistical capacity for causal inference and comparative effectiveness research and developing internal and external open-source software.

This can be a fully remote role for a Senior Statistician or a hybrid role for the candidate in Vancouver BC.

Who You Are

  • You are a statistical innovator with a strong fundamental understanding of statistics and are fluent in R. 
  • You are well-versed in Bayesian and frequentist statistics and aware of the strengths and limitations of both statistical paradigms.
  • You are open to learning and developing expertise in clinical trial research, simulation-guided trial design, statistical methods, and regulatory guidance as they pertain to the clinical development and health technology assessment (HTA) life cycle.
  • You are committed to maximizing CCS's presence and leadership in advanced statistics and modelling.
  • You are comfortable working with clients and internal stakeholders and encouraging the integration of novel statistical approaches in our group.
  • You enjoy working closely with a small team.

Primary Duties

  • Conduct Research and Development (R&D) on novel causal inference and statistical methods 
  • Lead software development for R packages and shiny app. 
  • Support and lead proposals and projects for clients
  • Monitor project progress, set deadlines, provide solutions, and evaluate project performance to ensure stakeholder satisfaction
  • Monitor key emerging innovative statistical and data science methodologies and drive education and integration of novel methods into internal road-maps
  • Effectively communicate advanced statistical concepts and information to both technical and non-technical audiences, creating a compelling case for innovative approaches with internal constituents and external partners
  • Design and implement graphical methods to help explore and illustrate all aspects of statistical approaches, particularly trial design, with a focus on clarity for a non-statistical audience


  • PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics with post-doc or post-graduation work experience
  • Solid theoretical foundations and background in causal inference and statistics
  • Strong programming skills in R.
  • Experience in package and shiny development and willingness to acquire software engineering skills and develop efficient and easy-to-use coding practices
  • Able to conceive and implement novel methods from first principles
  • Excellent technical writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas. Ability to communicate complex statistical concepts to non-statisticians
  • Comfortable operating with and being effective despite ambiguity
  • Experience collaborating with interdisciplinary teams
  • Passion for statistics (rather than generic data science) and R&D
  • Well-honed leadership, communication, accountability, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • High motivation and drive to help our business grow
  • Experience in statistical consulting, R&D from the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, and project management is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of the statistical, regulatory, and scientific landscapes is a plus

Application Instructions

Provide a cover letter with your CV. Applicants are also encouraged to provide any supporting materials, such as GitHub ID and other work that can speak to their qualifications. 

**Please note we are unable to support visa applications for this role, therefore, we request that only those with current working rights in Canada apply**

We will use the following metrics for our decision process.

  1. Statistical and technical skills
  2. Effective oral communication skills
  3. Effective technical writing skills
  4. Project management
  5. Managing collaboration

While we will make our decisions on case-by-case basis, candidates located in or willing to relocate to Vancouver BC may be preferred.

Salary: $100,000.00-$140,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Work from home

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview
Core Clinical Sciences
Core Clinical Sciences

Current Openings: 0

CCS is a research consultancy specializing in evidence synthesis, real-world solutions, and clinical trial designs with strong academic roots. We have over decades of combined experience working in large Contract Research Organizations (CROs). Our company is adaptable, nimble, and solution-oriented. We deliver personalized consulting services that you would not get at most big organizations.
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