Statistical Programmer - Remote Position

Data Management and Services · Any City, Any State, California
Department Data Management and Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC)

MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC) catalyzes healing and well-being through psychedelic drug development, therapist training programs, and sales of prescription psychedelics while prioritizing public benefit above profit. Founded in 2014, MAPS PBC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


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MAPS PBC is committed to the evolution of psychedelic healing modalities. We are building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We value transparency, autonomy, experimentation, and kind, direct feedback. We welcome applicants who thrive in the midst of a growing organization that values science and healing.


We believe in diversity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, educational backgrounds, arrest or conviction record, military and veteran status, religions, abilities, and perspectives. MAPS PBC values and seeks applicants who are people of color, queer, transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender fluid. MAPS PBC strives to continually improve upon the supportive, equitable, and accessible work environment.


Why work for MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC)?

MAPS PBC is a dispersed workforce that offers full-time employment in a dynamic remote work environment. This means our employees enjoy competitive salaries and benefits packages, as well as the comfort of working from their own homes. Through the conscious use of technology, we stay connected to our team members and professional community while, at the same time, enjoying the freedom of a remote environment.


We are committed to conscious leadership and an inclusive team dynamic. Our culture is one of mutual respect, responsibility, and trust. Our employees’ health and happiness are priorities, and we treat our staff like people, not numbers on a spreadsheet.


MAPS PBC is at the forefront of changing the way mental health issues are treated and is committed to bringing dignity and access to overcoming mental health challenges through the conscious use of psychedelics. We believe we are changing the world, and we want you to be a part of it.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Director of Biostatistics, the Statistical Programmer provides technical support to the statistical programming function to ensure clinical data is analyzed with high quality and presented in accordance with regulatory standards. The Statistical Programmer provides expertise and hands on support to clinical projects, and successfully achieves all statistical programming objectives.
The Statistical Programmer contributes to interpretation of results, writing/reviewing publications and clinical study reports by supplying tables, listings and figures in accordance with Clinical Study Report. The Statistical Programmer works closely with medical writers, Data Management, Clinical Operations, Data Sciences and Regulatory Teams to ensure data analysis and reporting needs are met.



This is a remote position from a suitable home office with a private and quiet area to work. Secure internet and reliable phone reception are required. This position requires frequent phone and internet meetings. Certain home office expenses may be reimbursed. A work computer will be provided.


Hours:   Full time 40 hours per week, temporary employee
Applicants must be available 40 hours a week, during normal business hours (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday-Friday PST). The exact schedule may be arranged upon hire. Occasional weekend hours may be required with advance arrangement.

Position Duties:

  • Write and execute statistical programs for creation of analysis databases, tables, listings and figures for clinical trial study reports
  • Write and execute SAS programs to assist with data management activities
  • Write the SAS code for implementation of the SAS Macro library
  • Implement and maintain the testing and validation procedures for the SAS Macro library
  • Code (in SAS or other programming language) other relevant procedures to assist in the programming process such as error checking programs
  • Develop code for procedures for implementation of CDISC requirements and other data submissions to regulatory agencies
  • Ensure adherence to quality control procedures for statistical programming activities
  • Participate in internal study team and client meetings
  •  Provide training and mentoring of Statistical Programmers

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. or B.A. in computer science, statistics, or other relevant scientific discipline
  • At least 4 years experience SAS programming with a minimum of 3 years experience with clinical study data in either a contract research organization or pharmaceutical/biotech company
  • Experience implementing CDISC format for submission datasets
  • Excellent knowledge of SAS Base, SAS Stat, SAS Macro and SAS Graph

Additional Competencies:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, and ability to manage multiple competing priorities while meeting expected deadlines
  • Strong analytical capabilities, problem solving, project management, and presentation skills
  •  Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to interact with and build productive working relationships with various levels, functions, and teams

General Responsibilities:
Communicate and collaborate with key players, internal and external staff.
Check in regularly with Department Director and Senior Clinical Data Scientist and completes assignments by agreed deadline.
Documents process and provides regular updates.
Proactively seek methods of improvement, of individual work and project outcomes.
Proactively work to streamline work flows, build efficiency, security and user interface of various platforms.


 Compensation: This position is exempt from overtime. Compensation will be disclosed upon request.  



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  • Location
    Any City, Any State, California
  • Department
    Data Management and Services
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience