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Statistical Programmer

Utrecht, Netherlands
We are looking for an experienced statistical programmer to support daily statistical programming tasks for all phases of Merus clinical trials including oversight of CRO statistical programming activities and support other functional areas such as data management and biostatistics
The Biometrics team consists of 9 highly collaborative and engaging professionals. As part of this international cross-functional team, you will support the development of revolutionary bispecific antibody therapeutics. Joining Merus means joining our pursuit to develop advanced therapies that address unmet needs in cancer treatment. The successful candidate will report to the VP of Biometrics.

Your role:

As our experienced statistical programmer you will provide expert-level hands-on support to the clinical trial team, daily statistical programming tasks and Oversight of statistical programming activities at CROs. Your day-to-day tasks will include:
  • Input and review of SAPs, TFL shells, eCRF, DTS
  • Review of SDTM and ADAM specifications and datasets
  • Programming of safety summaries periodically for internal data review
  • Exploratory analyses for clinical trials to support internal decision making, publications, responses to health authority questions, business development activities
  • Development of acceptance checks of CRO deliverables

Your profile:

The successful statistical programmer will have strong technical and analytical skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present information.
This is then backed up with the following:
  • At least 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with oncology trials
  • Working knowledge of RECIST 1.1 and CTCAE
  • Familiarity with CDISC SDTM and ADaM implementation, especially TU/TR/RS domains and time to event analysis.
  • Good analytical skills and SAS programming proficiency
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision with accuracy and thoroughness


This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative team with high visibility. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a collaborative and stimulating work environment. If you are skilled and motivated, we would love to hear from you!

About Merus

Merus is developing best-in-class therapeutics to treat and potentially cure cancer patients. Our most advanced development programs use the Biclonics® format. Biclonics® are capable of simultaneously attacking tumors in multiple ways. For example by activating the immune system to kill tumor cells and directly inhibiting tumor cell growth and survival pathways.

Working at Merus offers opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success. You have the chance to make an impact within the oncology field by being part of the development of bispecific antibody therapies (Biclonics®) to help fight cancer. Merus’ Head Quarters are located in The Netherlands, with offices in the US and collaborators around the world. As of 2016 we are listed on NASDAQ and over a period of 10 years we have several candidate drugs in clinical trials. For more information, please visit

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