Biostatistician

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
$68,000 - $80,000 (commensurate with experience)
Posted
31 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Ref
12515
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $68,000 - $80,000 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.5 M-F 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General summary/purpose:

The Biostatistician will perform statistical analyses for preliminary analysis, publications, presentations and grant submissions; provide statistical consultation for PI, co-investigators and other staff; oversee data management activities, including completion of data selection, collection, entry, error reports, editing, cleaning, analyses, etc.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design strategies, analyses & data code books.
  • Attend regular team meetings.
  • Present and disseminate data for analyses.
  • Prepare analyses plans, write details specs for analysis files.
  • Interpret analyses and write statistical sections of reports, manuscripts and grants.
  • Performs analyses on large, complex datasets and documents analyses using STATA, R, SAS and SPSS.
  • Provides research design guidance to study investigators and consultants, as well as make recommendations on data collection procedures and database structures.
  • Provide preliminary and interim analyses of data.
  • Oversees and performs constructions of datasets, variables and data cleaning.
  • Make suggestions or provide solutions to problems related to data management and statistical analyses.
  • Produce tables and graphs in publication-quality format.
  • Present results in various meetings, and to senior investigators and other colleagues.
  • Provide computing and analysis support to other faculty and graduate students.
  • Write and execute programs for data management activities and data analyses.
  • Participate in writing statistical plans for grants, etc.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology ore related quantitative field.
  • One year of experience
  • Fluent in Korean (initial dataset is Korean Health Study database)

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of STATA, R, SAS, SPSS, Access, Excel, MS Word.
  • Experience in statistical analyses, database management, and data analysis (including longitudinal analysis).

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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