• Statistical Research Associate

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) is seeking a Senior Statistical Research Associate to provide statistical support to clinical trials and research studies, which may include some or all of the following: participate in protocol team conference calls, review protocol drafts, write statistical analysis plans, perform statistical analyses; provide input into data collection, data management and analysis systems; assist in the development of quality assurance for on-going data collection; document and archive statistical documents; represent project at scientific meetings; give oral presentation of study results.


    The incumbent works independently primarily designing, developing, coordinating and performing statistical aspects of study design, implementation, and statistical analyses. Serves as lead on more than 1 protocol and provides mentorship to at least 1 other SRA. The incumbent works well under pressure and has established a positive and productive working relationship with faculty statisticians. Technical skills are strong and dependable and productivity is high demonstrated by excellent quality analyses and adherence to deadlines.


    May include some or all of the following:

    • Participate in protocol team conference calls and meetings
    • Review protocol drafts
    • Either write or confirm statistical considerations in protocol (sample size/power)
    • Assist principal investigators in the design of appropriate analyses
    • Write statistical analysis plans
    • Review case report forms
    • Assist in the development of quality assurance procedures for on-going data collection and analysis
    • Provide statistical analysis of project data
    • Prepare written summaries and tables of results for use in project reports, scientific papers, Data and Safety Monitoring Board meetings, and grant applications
    • Document and archive statistical documents
    • Develop and evaluate new statistical software
    • Provide statistical consultation for research projects
    • Coordinate production of statistical reports
    • Represent statistical unit at SCHARP’s organizational meetings
    • Represent project at scientific meetings
    • Give oral presentations of study results
    • Assist other statistical research associates with statistical analyses



    • Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Statistics
    • 4+ years of related experience
    • Background in statistical computing and proficiency with the statistical package SAS
    • Excellent computer skills with the ability to optimize the use of available software
    • Ability to work on several projects under the direction of different people
    • Experience collaborating with others to determine what data is needed, what data exists, and how best to extract the data in a useful format
    • Strong oral and written communication skills

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