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Statistical Scientist - Real World Evidence

North Wales,San Francisco,Raleigh
Reference: JR074320
This vacancy has now expired.

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.

Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.

Job Description Summary

To perform statistical analysis planning, lead statistical analysis, lead statistical reporting, act as overall statistical lead on low complexity studies, and support business development within ICO Biostatistics and Medical Writing (BMW)
Role Responsibilities:

  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which center around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
  • Travel (approximately 5%) domestic and/or international.
  • Attends weekly BMW meetings
  • Assists Directors and members of Executive Team with BMW initiatives
  • Ensures with oversight the financial health of BMW through budgeting and scope development
  • Participates in general marketing conferences or industry meetings
  • Participates in professional activities including presentation at technical conferences
  • Represents BMW in proposal development of full-service bids
  • Represents BMW in proposal development for statistics-only projects
  • Proficient with the SAS Data step with simple conditional statements and variable creation
  • Proficient with performing simple merges and concatenation
  • Proficient with complex conditional statements in SAS Data step
  • Proficient with performing complex merges (including one-to-many merges)
  • Contributes to project conception and design
  • Proficient with the SAS Output Delivery System to control output from statistical procedures
  • Proficient with performing analyses using basic statistical procedures
    Proficient in at least one advanced SAS statistical procedure or technique (e.g., repeated measures, survival analysis, SAS/Graph, advanced macros, etc.)
  • Proficient in at least one substantive area (e.g. statistics, epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, patient- reported outcomes, etc.


  • Doctorate degree or equivalent OR Master's degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience OR Bachelor's degree and 6 years of relevant experience
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experienced with macros and arrays for repetitive tasks
  • Experienced with descriptive statistics procedures for summarizing, restructuring, and outputting data
  • Strong conceptual quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Strong client management skills

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That's why we've made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you'll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.


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