Statistical Programmer (Ref: RM) Job at PHASTAR in Edinburgh

Job Description


PHASTAR is a multiple award-winning, top 10, data focused CRO specialising in providing statistics, programming, data management and data science. With offices across the UK, US, Germany, Japan, Kenya and Australia, PHASTAR is a global CRO that is continuing to grow. In 2019, PHASTAR won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, following our impressive growth from a one-person operation to a global CRO within a decade.

Our unique approach to data analysis, “The PHASTAR Discipline”, has led us to build a reputation for outstanding quality. With this as our core focus, we’re looking for talented individuals who share our passion for quality and statistical expertise to join our team.


As a Statistical Programmer, you will hold a hands-on technical role, supporting programming activities related to the analysis and reporting of clinical trial data across a range of phases and therapeutic areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of Tables, Figures and Listings (TFLs)
  • Manipulate data using dataset programming
  • Production of CDISC SDTM and ADaM datasets to support production of TFLs

Opportunities may also arise to be involved in the following:

  • Training, mentoring, and managing less experienced members of staff
  • Presenting at conferences

Skills and Experience Required:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in mathematics, science or IT related discipline
  • Experience working within a clinical trials environment (CRO, pharma or academia)
  • Previous experience working with SAS
  • CDISC (SDTM and ADaM) experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


This is a unique opportunity to join a company where hard work and fun coincide! We offer structured training and development plans, the opportunity to continue your own research, a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and flexible working arrangements, all within a relaxed and friendly working environment where fun is encouraged and renowned social events are organised throughout the year.

Please note that this role can be carried out remotely.

Reference ID: RM

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • pharmaceutical industry and/or CRO : 1 year (Required)
  • SAS: 1 year (Required)


Work remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

About Company

Company: PHASTAR

Company Location:  Edinburgh

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