Associate Biostatistician

Job Location US-NY-Rochester
Regular Full-Time


ERT - Rochester has an exciting new opportunity to join our growing team! The Statistician is responsible for developing Statistical Analysis Plans, performing statistical analysis, and creating the final output for the Cardiac Safety Reports.  The Statistician works closely with the Chief Scientific Officer for the protocol design and all iCardiac outputs.


ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.

Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Since 2014, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 10,000+ studies spanning more than three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly — and with confidence



  1. Develop the Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) for analysis to be performed at ERT.
  2. Review study protocols, and synopsis and provide consultation to sponsors on study design, sample size, and statistical methodology.
  3. Provide consultation on teleconferences with sponsors, including detailed descriptions, and interpretations of statistical analysis and methodologies.
  4. Develop reports of statistical analysis results in conjunction with the Scientific Team and Medical Writer.
  5. Review and QC outputs of tables, figures, and listings from statistical analysis to ensure consistency with the methodology outlined in the statistical analysis plan.
  6. Research and develop new techniques for statistical analysis to drive industry recommendations.
  7. Research and implement existing analysis techniques for new service lines.
  8. Support research programs and provide research results to the team.
  9. Drive ideas for future analyses and data quality efforts.
  10. Provide creative solutions to problems under time constraints.
  11. Provide training and guidance to less experienced staff.


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.



Essential Qualifications:

  • PhD in statistics or a Master’s degree or equivalent in statistics with relevant industry experience.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in statistical modeling for clinical trials.
  • Familiarity and experience with ANOVA, t-test, regression, and linear mixed-effects modeling.
  • Strong SAS and R programming skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly, function independently, and handle increasing levels of responsibility.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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