Research Scientist in Statistics / Biostatistician

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

CluePoints is a fast-growing company and the premier provider of Risk-Based Monitoring and Data Quality Oversight solutions to Bio-Pharmaceutical and Medical Device organizations. Our products utilize advanced statistical and machine learning algorithms to assess the quality of clinical trial data both during and following study execution. At CluePoints, we are looking for people with fresh ideas to keep developing our algorithms and help us to sustain our growth.

As a member the CluePoints Research team at our Belgian offices, you will be responsible for delivering new and/or improved  statistical methods and extending the capabilities of a system for central statistical monitoring of clinical trials.




  • Extend the capabilities of a system for central statistical monitoring of clinical trials by developing new statistical analyses and new functionalities. 
  • Explore a range of data analysis / statistical modeling / machine-learning techniques and evaluate (via simulations and application to real-life datasets) their suitability, properties, implementation, ease of use, etc. 
  • Work in close collaboration with a team of statisticians and data mining experts. 
  • Interact with regulatory agencies (e.g., US Food and Drug Administration). 
  • Stay on the edge of relevant research and help CluePoints increase its scientific visibility by attending relevant conferences and publishing in scientific journals.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and CluePoints business counterparts to build innovative solutions.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to junior/medior Research Scientists to help develop their technical expertise and ensure delivery of optimal solutions.




  • PhD in statistics or biostatistics 
  • 2+ (medior), 5+ (senior) years of hands-on work experience in statistics
  • Experience in managing Statistical projects
  • Strong programming skills in R are essential.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Willingness to travel and knowledge of diverse cultures are assets
  • Publications in scientific journals are assets
  • Post-doc years of research in the health sector are a plus


  • Flexibility is part of our DNA and you’ll find at CluePoints you can work 100% from home or chose to come to the office any day 
  • If you choose to come to the office, you’ll discover a fun atmosphere with kicker, PS4, arcade machine, nerf battles, and our newly added dartboard. 
  • If you feel like a change of scenery, we have recently added the option to work at co-working spaces throughout Belgium. 
  • Many activities are organized during the year, such as soccer, team lunches, happy hours, , LAN parties, board games nights! We also have running groups, languages lessons, and much more! 
  • You’ll be working within a squad organization offering you ownership on projects, and utilize high quality equipment like powerful laptops with 64Gb of RAM, an i9, and a 2K screens. 
  • At CluePoints, learning, training and personal growth are part of the game: you’ll have access to online training materials, certifications sponsored by the company, personal growth plans, and career paths to explore new opportunities.
  • You’ll work with a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary and international team representing over 20 different nationalities, in an English-speaking working environment. 
  • You’ll have a challenging and rewarding job in an ambitious and fast-paced technology scale-up that has received many national and international awards including “Scale-Up of the year 2019”! 
  • Last but not least, we offer competitive salary and benefits, company car, bonus potential, employee referral program.