Senior Statistician

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson company, is recruiting a Senior Statistician for the Manufacturing, Toxicology, and Applied Statistical Sciences (MTASS) group to be located in Spring House, PA.  The MTASS group is part of the Statistics & Decision Sciences organization at Janssen. Travel up to 10% is required.


Janssen R&D, part of the Janssen family of pharmaceutical companies within Johnson and Johnson (J&J), develops medicines to address unmet medical needs and improve the quality of life of patients worldwide. Research and development encompasses Therapeutic Areas (TA) focused on Immunology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, Neuroscience, and Cardiovascular & Metabolism.


We thrive on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and a commitment to inclusion.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Manufacturing, Toxicology, and Applied Statistical Sciences (MTASS) group at Janssen R&D is seeking an individual to join the team. The scope of the MTASS team focuses on needs outside traditional clinical trials. This includes manufacturing and safety sciences.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:
  • Collaborating with researchers on experimental design, data analysis, interpretation and communication of data evidence for research, development, and/or marketed product needs in Janssen R&D or other J&J organizations.
  • Appropriate research and application of statistical methodology is essential.
  • Co-authorship of publications and presentations is also expected. 

The successful candidate must be constantly eager to expand their statistical, communications, and computing expertise. The Senior Statistician must also enjoy the process of building long-term collaborative relationships, be at ease with either a non-rigid or rigid structure to projects, and be organized in handling numerous projects simultaneously. Participation in the external professional community is expected as well.


  • A Master’s degree in Statistics or a related field and a minimum of 4 years of experience or a PhD in Statistics or a related field and a minimum of 0-2 years of experience is required.
  • Proficiency of R and/or SAS statistical software is required. 
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of linear mixed models and multivariate analysis is required.
  • Some exposure to modern data analysis techniques such as data visualization, robust statistics and analysis of high-dimensional data is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects concurrently is required.
  • Knowledge of nonlinear modelling, Bayesian methodologies and generalized mixed modeling is desirable. 

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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