Senior Data Scientist

Job description

We are currently seeking an experienced data analyst to join our Informatics team who will lead advanced analyses of methodological data to inform study design decisions. The Informatics team utilizes informatics principles and techniques to architect, mine, analyze, and visualize clinical trial data to inform study design choices for pharmaceutical development. The informaticist will create predictive data models to identify and analyze patterns, then program compelling visualizations of the data to support feasibility strategies. The team is seeking an experienced candidate for a senior-level position to contribute new skills to our team, support team growth, and foster fellow analyst development.

The Informatics Team is a highly collaborative team with members in both the Cincinnati and London offices. This team supports clinical operation, medical, and feasibility teams with advanced data query and analysis. The Informatics Team also works side-by-side business analytics and software engineering to architecture innovative data storage and access solutions for optimal data utilization strategies. If you are an individual with experience in informatics, data science, statistics or epidemiology, please review the following career opportunity.


  • Utilize advanced statistical methods to develop predictive algorithms of methodological and clinical data;
  • Develop dashboards and web applications to enable Medpace teams’ access to, and interpretation of, clinical operations data;
  • Translate the results of feasibility research and analysis into compelling data visualizations which illustrate the overall feasibility strategy for proposals and bid defense meetings;
  • Perform comprehensive review of data sources to deliver high quality informatics data and analysis to teams;
  • Develop and map database architecture of methodological and clinical data systems;
  • Support departmental process improvement initiatives; and
  • Participate in training and development of more junior team members.


  • Master’s degree in informatics, computer science/engineering, health information, statistics, or related field required, PhD preferred
  • Advanced computer programming skills (preferred language: R);
  • Analytical thinker with great attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks within tight timelines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Participate in training and development of more junior team members.

Medpace Overview

Medpace is a full-service clinical contract research organization (CRO). We provide Phase I-IV clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics through its scientific and disciplined approach. We leverage local regulatory and therapeutic expertise across all major areas including oncology, cardiology, metabolic disease, endocrinology, central nervous system, anti-viral and anti-infective. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, employing more than 5,000 people across 40+ countries.

Why Medpace?

People. Purpose. Passion. Make a Difference Tomorrow. Join Us Today.

The work we’ve done over the past 30+ years has positively impacted the lives of countless patients and families who face hundreds of diseases across all key therapeutic areas. The work we do today will improve the lives of people living with illness and disease in the future.

Medpace Perks

  • Hybrid work-from-home options (dependent upon position and level)
  • Competitive PTO packages
  • Company-sponsored employee appreciation events
  • Employee health and wellness initiatives
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Structured career paths with opportunities for professional growth


  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America's Most Successful Midsize Companies in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024
  • Continually recognized with CRO Leadership Awards from Life Science Leader magazine based on expertise, quality, capabilities, reliability, and compatibility

What To Expect Next

A Medpace team member will review your qualifications and, if interested, you will be contacted with details for next steps.

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