Senior Biostatistician - Seattle Children


CLOSING DATE: open until filled


JOB #: 18621

POSTED: April 15, 2022


The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation clinical trial coordinating center and research organization at Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute has an opening for an experienced Biostatistician to join a devoted and growing team of local and national investigators to advance therapies and find a cure for children and adults living with cystic fibrosis.  Our group is a cohesive mix of Biostatistical faculty and staff, statistical programmers, data managers, clinical operations staff, and physicians/scientists.


  • Serve as lead statistician on clinical trials or observational studies and participate in various phases of clinical research including pre-study planning, protocol and statistical analysis plan development
  • Work effectively and collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams
  • Oversee work of other statisticians, statistical programmers and data managers
  • Implement statistical methods for analysis of data from clinical trials, observational studies, registries and data banks
  • Conduct and oversee interim and final study reporting including data safety monitoring board reports, analyses, and manuscript preparation
  • Interface and consult with principal investigators regarding hypothesis generation, study design, protocol development and implementation, analysis and interpretation of results
  • Contribute to productivity and process improvements

Desired Experience

  • Clinical trial design and execution, epidemiologic analyses or comparative effectiveness research
  • Demonstrated project management skills in particular as it pertains to analytic projects and complex data pipelines
  • Demonstrated knowledge in statistical methods and concepts
  • Strong statistical programming skills in SAS, R or similar statistical package
  • Working in multidisciplinary teams
  • Co-authoring publications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Those with industry and/or academic backgrounds are welcome to apply. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to design and oversee complex randomized, CER, observational and registry-style studies. The Seattle Children’s Research Institute is an innovative leader in pediatric health and wellness through quality, clinical care, relentless spirit of inquiry, and compassion for children and their families.

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