1. Evaluates and analyzes data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming problems. Determines proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes for research projects. Recommends and develops statistical approaches for use in analyses. 3. Prepares analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues. 4. In collaboration with research investigators, contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytical plans, conducts statistical analysis and interpret the results. 5. Ensures the integrity of databases used in analyses through development of essential data cleaning and checks, and data back-ups. 6. Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide investigators with time frames for projects. 7. Recommends and develops statistical approaches by testing and prototyping. 8. Organizes and creates documents and tables related to datasets; communicates with data sources about data accuracy and data dictionary. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree or PhD in Public Health, or Epidemiology and at least two years of related work experience.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's Degree or PhD in Public Health, or Epidemiology and at least two years of related work experience.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to participate in the preparation of manuscripts, abstracts, and oral presentations, as well as to assist with ad hoc requests for a variety of research-related tasks, including literature searches.
Posting Position Title: Biostatistician
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to use analytic software (i.e., SAS) to investigate, analyze, and evaluate statistical and programming problems. Ability to determine proper statistical approach for specific research questions and to learn new statistical methods as needed.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Biostatistician
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to collaborate with investigators, study staff, internal/external collaborators, and funders to plan research project aims and protocols, recruitment strategies, data collection and analyses, and task timelines. Ability to plan and facilitate regular research meetings to manage completion of deliverables.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to identify new funding mechanisms and assist with the development and submission of new research proposals. Independently prepare sections of new research proposals and budget development as needed. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to lead multiple concurrent projects and exercise appropriate time management.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven proficiency in human subjects research coordination. Ability to manage regulatory applications (i.e., IRB applications and Data Use Agreements), prepare recruitment and consent materials, and coordinate data analytic and collection efforts.
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 64373BR
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