We are seeking a Biostatistician. This individual carries out, under supervision of faculty members or a Principal Biostatistician, statistical analyses of clinical and laboratory studies. This individual also participates in the design of clinical and laboratory studies with supervision as above. Utilizes standard and non-standard biostatistics or bioinformatics methodologies in the design of studies and the production of statistical analyses. Collaborates with other biostatisticians and investigators in the preparation of presentations and publications. Opportunities for working on methodologic research with the faculty.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Consults with clinical and laboratory investigators to determine their needs with respect to statistical design of studies in collaboration with a member of the faculty and/or a Principal Biostatistician.
Carries out appropriate methodologic procedures for statistical analysis; overall descriptive statistics; exploratory data analyses, including graphs, summary statistics, and necessary transformations; and confirmatory data analyses, including statistical tests and/or models.
Performs sample size and power calculations, generates randomization schema, and prepares statistical sections for research protocols and manuscripts.
Prepares written reports of statistical analyses, including relevant statistical theory, references, methods, results, and conclusions.
Writes statistical design, methods, and analysis sections for research proposals.
Writes computer code to evaluate study designs and to accomplish the actual statistical analyses.
Interprets and analyzes the results of statistical analyses. Prepares interim and final reports of studies.
Participates in regularly scheduled meetings with study investigators and team. Prepares progress reports, as needed.
Maintain appropriate systems for database associated management.
Keep abreast of technical and academic resources related to the methodology of statistical analyses.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills in consulting with researchers and understanding their problems.
Excellent writing and verbal skills in the preparation and presentation of reports.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required.
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or related quantitative field
One-year related experience.
Expert knowledge of statistical languages, such as SAS or R.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Knowledge of other programming languages, such as Matlab, Python, or C++, and database management (RedCap, SQL) is helpful but not required.
Classified Title: Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am-5:30pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Onc Biostatistics Personnel area: School of Medicine
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