Senior Statistician

EORTC - European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer

Brussels, Belgium

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The senior statistician supports the statistical activities for one or several EORTC Groups or Task Forces and/or identified EORTC transversal projects. The Senior Statistician works under the hierarchical supervision of the Head of Statistics Department.

The senior statistician complies with EORTC standard operating procedures and other international guidelines in use at EORTC. He/she is also responsible to safeguard the compliance of his/her collaborators with the EORTC Policies and principles of conduct.

The senior statistician may be helped in his/her tasks by statistical fellows and/or statistical analysts and/or statisticians.

Main responsibilities / Major Activities

Responsibilities in studies and research projects

The senior statistician is accountable for the development, the conduct, analysis and reporting of his/her studies and research projects, as detailed in the Standard Operating Procedures, including

  • Development of study design
  • Development and review of protocols
  • Development of case report forms and any activities required for the set-up of a study in collaboration with other departments
  • Development of statistical analysis plans
  • Communication with the EORTC Independent Data Monitoring Committee Support Unit
  • Programming and reporting of studies
  • Supporting the medical staff in the interpretation and framing of results
  • Writing sections of manuscripts
  • Review of manuscripts
  • Preparation of material for presentation of results to conferences
  • Submission of clinical trial results to regulators (EudraCT,

Responsibilities in the statistics department

  • Actively participates to the bi-weekly meetings of the statistics department and to the internal protocol review meetings
  • Ensures the up-to-date knowledge of the statistical techniques necessary for the proper design and the analysis of clinical trials
  • Gives lectures during educational sessions or courses organized by or with EORTC
  • May train and oversee the activities of fellow statisticians
  • Write and maintain Work Instructions and/or Standard Operating Procedures


The position is open for candidates with an MSc, PhD or ScD degree in biostatistics or statistics with at least 5 years of experience in clinical trials research (preferably oncology). In addition, the position requires:

  • Experience in the design of (preferably oncology) clinical trials and in survival analysis is mandatory.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS; experience with R is an asset
  • Experience with CDISC/ADAM
  • Knowledge in health-related quality of life and/or health technology assessment is an asset
  • Good communication skills in both oral and written English
  • Ability to work in an international multidisciplinary environment
  • Capable of presenting and debating projects with partners
  • Able to write scientific communications
  • Dynamic and capable of working autonomously
  • Team player
  • Motivated by the mission of EORTC

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