Senior Statistician (Remote)

March 21, 2024

Job Description


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Target RWE is looking to hire a Senior Statistician to join our Epidemiology & Statistics team with a focus on improving the health and well-being of people through principled data science.

Our science teams work with external collaborators to solve important problems in medicine and public health. Our software developers and data scientists build cloud-based, web-deployed analytic and visualization tools driven by the needs of our collaborative research.

What You’ll Do

Contribute to the design and implementation of new studies
Write statistical analysis plans
Assemble analytic data files using R-based tools that exploit various AWS technologies
Conduct statistical analysis using R markdown and custom R-based analytic applications
Maintain strict version control of analyses and documentation using Gitlab and Confluence
Manage aspects of study planning, timelines, and resource requirements
Oversee the work of junior statistical staff assisting on projects
Contribute to the development of systems to ensure timely and cost-effective results
Interact with external clients and internal scientists
Conduct complex, important work under minimal supervision and with wide latitude for independent judgment

Your Education and Experience

Masters’ degree in relevant field with 5+ years of experience or PhD/DrPH degree in relevant field with 2+ years of experience. Proficiency in R. Background in epidemiological research and causal inference is preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Solid understanding of statistical methodology. Proficiency in R. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where creative problem-solving is often needed. Ability to interact successfully with external clients and business leaders. Ability to independently manage statistical work on multiple projects. Experience working with large health care claims databases and/or electronic medical record databases.

Total Rewards

The salary range estimated for this position is $90,000 to $130,000 per year. This position is also eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company and individual performance. Compensation will vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills and experience. Actual compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer.

An overview of Target RWE’s generous health insurance plan can be found in the Additional Resources section at the bottom of our careers page. Other offerings in our comprehensive total rewards package include: competitive 401(K) plan with a company match and no vesting period; at least 120 hours paid time off, 40 hours paid sick time, and 10 paid holidays per year. In addition, Target RWE is closed from December 25th – January 1st which is a paid week off for our employees.

Why Target RWE

The opportunity to impact healthcare and improve peoples’ quality of life
Work remote / from home culture that is flexible and no-nonsense
Smart and easy-going colleagues
Competitive healthcare benefits (employees are eligible to enroll on their first day of employment)
401(K) with a company match
Generous time off package

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Target RWE is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices. As such, we offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, present, current, or prospective military/uniformed service status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. All Target RWE employees, other workers and representatives are prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.


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