Statistician II

Connecticut, United States
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Provide comprehensive data analysis for multiple clinical and epidemiology studies of cardiovascular outcomes research. Plan, develop, and implement methodology for specific research projects.

Essential Duties

  1. Develops operational procedures for collection, editing, verification, and management of statistical data.
  2. Develops and implements relevant statistical programs to incorporate data from multiple projects.
  3. Designs comprehensive relational databases with working knowledge of the scientific applications impacting on the data analysis and reporting.
  4. Assists faculty and other research professionals with the formulation and description of appropriate statistical methods.
  5. Evaluates research studies and recommends statistical procedures to analyze the data.
  6. Carries out comprehensive statistical analysis for a broad spectrum of types of data and types of studies.
  7. Integrates the research methodologies of multiple projects into bio-statistical analyses.
  8. Prepares reports summarizing the analysis of research data, interpreting the findings and providing conclusions and recommendations.
  9. Presents talks, seminars, or other oral presentations on the methodology and analysis used in scientific studies.
  10. Assists investigators in preparation of research grant applications by writing research methods sections pertaining to acquisition, analysis, relevance and validity of data.
  11. Participates in the preparation of manuscripts that are submitted for peer reviewed publication.
  12. May supervise and provide training for lower level or less experienced employees.
  13. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or relevant field. Four years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Coursework in longitudinal data analysis, including survivorship methods and random effects models.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Advanced knowledge and related work ability utilizing SAS programming (SUDAAN, BUGS, S+, MSAccess) in longitudinal research investigations and biostatistical data analysis. Proficiency in fitting generalized linear models and mixed models.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Well-developed analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to work with investigators having differing clinical and epidemiological backgrounds.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Reliable, professional and flexible.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  1. Master's Degree in Epidemiology or related discipline. Publishing history as co-author and primary data analyst.
  2. Proficiency in work with Medicare databases, with specific experience with CMS National Quality Improvement Project databases.

Background Check Requirements

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