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Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: GB

Company: Cytel Inc

Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services.  At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.


The Research Consultant will provide advanced analytical support for assigned consulting projects.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with an integrated team to identify project needs and formulate appropriate solutions to meet the project goals.
  • Perform complex analytical modeling and simulation for assigned projects.
  • Provide regular progress reports and ensures deadlines are met.
  • Keep abreast of emerging trends, tools and technologies.
  • Ensure company and business unit policies, standards, and procedures are met.



  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Biostatistics, Engineering, Data Science or a related field.  PhD preferred.
  • 5 years experience in a clinical statistical role
  • Comfortable presenting and interfacing with consultants and clients
  • Strong grammatical/technical-writing, oral communication and presentation skills, excellent use of the English language and nuanced communicator
  • Collaborative, entrepreneurial and self-motivated, without the need for significant infrastructure and support, and with an understanding of the dynamics of high-growth companies; the ability to work effectively in a demanding, challenging, rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking capabilities, strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong scientific background and the ability to identify and understand relevant scientific literature and apply knowledge gained from these sources as needed


  • Knowledge of and Experience in Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Data Visualisations
  • Profeciency in R and/or SAS, and Python
  • Understanding of the biopharmaceutical R&D process


This role can be based in Ireland, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain or The Netherlands.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies.

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