Affimed (Nasdaq: AFMD) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company which engineers targeted immunotherapies, seeking to improve patient outcomes through the power of innate immunity. Affimed’s fit-for-purpose ROCK® platform allows innate immune engagers to be designed for specific patient populations. We are developing single and combination therapies to treat cancers.

To strengthen our highly motivated team in Heidelberg, Germany, we are looking for a

Principal Statistician (f/m/d)

(Reference No. C2112)

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  • Perform analyses and generate outputs of clinical and biomarker data on study and program level (pooled data)
  • Participate in writing of study protocols, statistical analysis plans and clinical study reports
  • Responsible trial and program Statistician
  • Oversight of CROs regarding statistical and programming deliverables
  • Communicate and collaborate with different scientific and operational disciplines and contribute to working with multidisciplinary teams


  • Master/Diploma/PhD in (bio-)statistics, mathematics or a related discipline
  • Knowledge within the pharmaceutical industry and/or clinical trials (5+ years)
  • Experience with extensive biomarker analyses
  • Knowledge within oncology is a plus
  • Very good statistical programming skills, preferably with R and/or SAS
  • Experience with CDISC STDM, ADaM standards
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English
  • Oral communication skills in German is a plus
  • Proactive and independent thinker


The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, highly motivated, multidisciplinary and collegial team.
For any queries, please contact Susanne Hering (Tel: 06221 6743 675, e-mail:

October 2021

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