Graduate Program For Biostatisticians - Leeds, UK

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.
The Role
Fortrea is excited to launch the 2024 Biostatistics Graduate Program. Fortrea is a global life sciences company that brings diagnostic testing and drug development together. This graduate program is an opportunity to join Fortrea and start a career as a Biostatistician in clinical research.
Starting in October 2024, the program will combine SAS programming training (no prior experience expected), with tailored internal statistical training on the drug development process, with a key focus on the analysis and reporting of clinical trials.
Some tasks you will be expected to get involved with, under the supervision of senior statistical staff are:
  • Assist in the preparation of Statistical Analysis Plans for studies
  • Perform statistical analysis
  • Generation of randomization schedules from provided specifications
There is an expectation that the graduates will be fully office based in our new Leeds, UK office, allowing the intake to bond and thrive with expert support always on hand.
Education and Profile
  • A minimum qualification of an MSc. in Statistics or related field is required
  • Some programming experience in SAS, R, Python, C++, SQL, etc. is nice to have, but not a must
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • A collaborative work style, good problem-solving skills, and the ability to learn new systems and flourish in an evolving technical environment
Please note at the time of starting your employment you must have permission to work in the UK.
What else can you expect from us?
  • Rewarding and meaningful work in an established, diverse, highly profitable and respected global company
  • A permanent employment contract with Fortrea
  • Highly competitive compensation packages
  • Excellent training and career development opportunities
  • Strong support from your Fortrea Line Manager and your team, as well as from more than 19,000 Fortrea Drug Development colleagues worldwide
Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit
Fortrea is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, Fortrea strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Fortrea (Nasdaq: FTRE) is a leading global provider of clinical development and patient access solutions to the life sciences industry. We partner with emerging and large biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation that accelerates life changing therapies to patients in need. Fortrea provides phase I-IV clinical trial management, clinical pharmacology, differentiated technology-enabled trial solutions and post-approval services. Fortrea’s solutions leverage three decades of experience spanning more than 20 therapeutic areas, a passion for scientific rigor, exceptional insights and a strong investigator site network. Our talented and diverse team of approximately 19,000 people working in more than 90 countries is scaled to deliver focused and agile solutions to customers globally. Learn more about how Fortrea is becoming a transformative force from pipeline to patient at
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