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Biostatistician - Global BIOS

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Additonal Locations: Baltimore, MD,USA; Boston, MA,USA; Cambridge, MA,USA; Charlotte, NC,USA; Charlottesville, VA,USA; Chicago, IL,USA; Cleveland, OH,USA; Columbus, OH,USA; Fort Worth, TX,USA; Hartford, CT,USA; Houston, TX,USA; Jacksonville, FL,USA; Jersey City, NJ,USA; Los Angelas, CA,USA; Miami, FL,USA; Nashville, TN,USA; Oklahoma City, OK,USA; Orlando, FL,USA; Overland Park, KS,USA; Philadelphia, PA,USA; Phoenix, AZ,USA; Portland, Oregon, United States,USA; San Diego, CA,USA; San Francisco , CA,USA; Seattle , WA,USA Full time R1272585

Job description

Join us on our exciting journey!

The Global Biostatistics (Data Sciences, Safety & Regulatory) team at IQVIA are experienced in submissions for all major regions; working together with key groups such as, Global Regulatory Affairs, Safety, Project and Data Management, and Medical Writing, to drive efficiency and accountability.

We have one of the largest Biostatistics departments within the industry of around 1,100+ staff, to which we engage the full range of industry-leading resources and expertise spanning all study phases and therapeutic areas.

Due to continued growth, we are seeking new brave minds to join our award winning and innovative department. You will have the opportunity to work globally and across a variety of therapeutic areas. 

IQVIA Biostatistics helps interpret and draw inferences from data collected on patients as they progress through a clinical trial and serves as the bridge between data capture and reporting.

Job Overview:

As a Biostatistician 2, you will be given access to cutting-edge in-house technology, allowing you to work on global projects across a variety of therapeutic areas and thanks to our development opportunities and mentoring at all levels, you will be able to progress your long-term career in the direction you choose.

You will develop statistical methods sections of protocols and review case report forms (CRFs).

Prepare analysis plans and write specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures.

Communicate with clients regarding study protocol or statistical analysis issues as they arise.

Interpret analyses and write statistical sections of study reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a statistical lead on single studies.

  • Working closely with the Project Team Lead and supervisor to deliver on time, with high quality and within budget.

  • Writing and performing quality control (QC) reviews of Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and Shells.

  • Writing and maintaining programming specifications. Programming assigned datasets to industry standards.

  • Assisting with protocol development, sample size calculation and case report form (CRF) review.

  • Building and maintaining effective customer relationships, driving statistical discussions, providing support and / or guidance for statistical activities.

  • Managing scope of work and budget, and providing revenue and resource forecasts for single studies

  • Training and mentoring junior staff. Supporting colleagues and providing motivation as needed.


  • BSc or MSc degree in Biostatistics or related field, and 2-4 years’ relevant experience within the life-science industry

  • Familiarity with moderately complex statistical methods that apply to applicable clinical trials

  • Good working knowledge of SAS and CDISC

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects.

From camaraderie to professional development, working at IQVIA provides unique opportunities to advance your career alongside a group of diverse and talented colleagues. 

What is in it for you?

  • Global exposure

  • Variety of therapeutic areas

  • Collaborative and supportive team environment

  • Access to cutting-edge in-house technology

  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities

  • Work-Life Balance


Embrace your curiosity and grow your career in an exciting environment where development is a priority.

Think boldly and disrupt conventional thinking.

Enjoy what you do.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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