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Biostatistician (Boston, MA)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS' Business Consulting group partners with clients to design and deliver solutions to help them tackle a broad range of business challenges. Our teams work on multiple projects simultaneously, leveraging advanced data analytics and problem-solving techniques. Our recommendations and solutions are based on rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.

ZS’ R&D Excellence Practice brings together experts in Strategy, Clinical Execution, Data Sciences and Technology to empower client organizations achieve their passion for patient care, science and business success. Through our “Lifecycle Evidence Strategy”, “Clinical Trial Optimization”, “Medical Affairs” and “Real World Evidence” services, we deliver impact where it matters, from early drug development to commercialization. This role will be aligned with ZS R&D Excellence Practice Area supporting our business consulting and analytics services across multiple clients.




  • Responsible for executing statistical analysis plans and conducting programming and data quality checks to generate and report real-world evidence about disease, health service utilization and the effects of medical products through the analysis of healthcare data;
  • Work independently to lead statistical aspects of projects with quality reviews by RWE analytics lead;
  • Contribute to the preparation of study plans, reviewing study materials, developing statistical analysis plans, and assist with the interpretation and dissemination of findings.


  • PhD or Msc in statistics, biostatistics with in-depth knowledge of multivariable models and survival analyses
  • 3-5  years’ experience work as statistician in life science
  • In depth experience of statistical methods for analyzing of clinical trial and health-related data as well as retrospective databases
  • In-depth knowledge of SAS is essential
  • Experience of observational data and/or registries is essential
  • Knowledge of Bayesian statistics, machine learning, predictive modeling and clinical trial data design/analysis would be a plus
  • Experience in Project managing and client facing interactions is a plus


ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Boston