Statistical Programmer, Computational Microbiome Sciences

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics, Informatics, Programming
  3. United States
Boston, USA
Posting date: 24 Mar 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Statistical Programmer of Computational Microbiome Sciences for a leading biotherapeutic company located in Boston, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team members to test and deliver production-ready software for the analysis of clinical trial data.
  • Perform validation of software developed for and used in clinical trial analyses.
  • Exemplify good coding practices, including version control for reproducibility and code sharing.
  • Collaborate with project teams, CMS, and Bioinformatics to identify key computational needs on clinical and preclinical programs
  • Apply existing and novel algorithms to multi-omic data sets, communicating results to CMS, Bioinformatics, and biologists.
  • Visualize, summarize, and present results to stakeholders across the organization.

Skills and Requirements:

  • B.S. with 2-5 years of experience or M.S. with 0-2 years of experience in Statistics, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology, or related quantitative field (computer science, statistics, etc.).
  • Proficiency with parametric and non-parametric statistical models and tests (e.g., linear/mixed linear/logistic regression, Fisher's exact test, etc.).
  • Proficiency with statistical and/or scientific programming in R required. Additional experience with Python a strong plus.
  • Programming experience in a clinical trial environment a plus.
  • Experience with bioinformatic and statistical data analysis packages in R and Python (e.g., ape, vegan, MASS, lme4, DESeq2, limma, ggplot2, matplotlib, scipy, statsmodels, pandas).
  • Experience with unit testing and package management in R (e.g., renv, testthat), and version control (git).
  • Excellent interpersonal communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills; excellent team player.
  • Excellent time management skills and commitment to delivering on team goals.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Miles Tobin at (+1) 617-545-5922 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.