Statistician in Rockville, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Rockville, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Eliassen Group is currently assisting a large government integrator in the DC area find an experienced statistician to add to its team. The statistician shall provide programming and information technology support, including but not limited to: provide statistical support to the NIH/National Cancer Institute and collaborators. This support shall include overseeing data cleaning and quality, the creation of datasets, working with scientists to select analytic approaches appropriate to the objectives of the study, and conducting analyses using a variety of statistical techniques and software. Sound like something of interest to you? If so, please apply. 

This position is remote, however, the consultant will have to report to Rockville for meetings once COVID is resolved, so someone relatively local is preferred. 

This is a contract to hire opportunity. Applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis and convert to FTE following contract duration. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Statistician:
  • Support statistical efforts in the design and analysis of surveys, trials, and risk factor assessments
  • Develop statistical and mathematical models to describe findings, trends, and trend changes
  • Offer input in study design phase, analysis phase, and review end product
  • Establish and track time schedules for completing various phases of analytical work and development
  • Design and conduct methodologically sound research and evaluation studies  
  • Participate in the interpretation of study results and manuscript preparation
  • May also provide programming support 
  • Track, monitor, analyze, and report data from surveillance studies
  • Merge, integrate, and pool data across different sources
  • Perform data management and analysis
  • Compile and organize data and ensure accuracy
Requirements of the Statistician: 
  • BS or equivalent and five years experience or a MS and three years experience in data management and statistical analysis
  • Advanced R programming for developing statistical software and data analysis; proficiency with Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Keywords: Statistician, R, Excel, Remote

Job ID: 349047

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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