NoviSci - Lead Statistician

NoviSci - Lead Statistician

Lead Statistician - NoviSci

paid / Durham, NC / full-time

NoviSci seeks to improve the health and well-being of people through principled data science. Our science teams work with external collaborators to solve important problems in medicine and public health. Our software developers and data scientists build cloud-based, web-deployed analytic tools driven by the needs of our collaborative research.

We are currently searching for a Lead Statistician who will serve as a principal statistician on projects and manage a team of 3-5 junior statisticians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of new studies
  • Write statistical analysis plans
  • Write or review code to create analysis datasets
  • Conduct statistical analysis at an intermediate or advanced level
  • Ensure proper analysis documentation
  • Manage aspects of study planning, timelines, and resource requirements
  • Oversee the work of junior statistical staff assisting on projects
  • Mentor three to five junior-level statisticians
  • Contribute to the development of systems to ensure timely and cost-effective results
  • Interact with external clients and NoviSci scientists

Desired Experience and/or Education

  • Masters’ degree in relevant field, with 7+ years of experience or PhD/DrPH degree in relevant field with 5+ years of experience
  • Experience managing or coordinating teams of statisticians
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where creative problem solving is often needed
  • Solid understanding of statistical methodology; preferred background in epidemiological research and causal inference
  • Ability to interact successfully with external clients and business leaders
  • Ability to independently manage statistical work on multiple projects
  • Proficiency in R

NoviSci, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

To be considered: email a CV and cover letter to

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