This Biostatistician II position is in the Department of Biostatistics. Responsibilities will vary based on collaborations. As a member of a research team and with modest supervision, a Biostatistician II will apply complex data management and a variety of intermediate and advanced statistical techniques and technical skills to promote the collection, analysis and interpretation of data arising from research studies in an academic research program.
Key functions and expected performances may include but are not limited to the following:
Collaborate as a member of a research team on the design of a research project.
Assist in providing statistical expertise in the design of research projects, focusing on fundamental issues including specification of hypotheses and basic study design.
Assist the research team in the design of methods to collect information, including the design of questionnaires and other data collection instruments, following the study design developed for the research program.
Participate in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of data.
Assist in preparing preliminary plan for analysis of a research study; present such plans to the research team, and prepare final analysis plans based on team input.
Collaborate as a member of a research team on the implementation and analysis of a research project.
Implement planned analysis, including data verification and data correction as necessary, using one or more systems of computer hardware and statistical analysis software for the management and analysis of data.
Assist in the publication of research projects.
Participate in the preparation of written reports and oral presentations summarizing data analysis results, including detailed description of statistical methods, detailed analysis of results, and synthesis of conclusions from summary tables.
This position requires a MS degree in statistics or biostatistics or a related area. The ideal candidate would have 1-2 years of working history of sustained excellent performance post the degree. Experience with S plus or R are preferred.
This is a full-time exempt staff position.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
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