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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.
The Research Scientist will work closely with Biostatistics faculty and clinical investigators on statistical methods and applications in the area of child psychiatry. The Research Scientist will work with research groups in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on study design, protocol development, statistical analysis, data interpretation, and manuscript preparation.
Be responsible for developing, maintaining and monitoring new/existing databases, resolving database issues that may be complex, optimizing performance for data extraction and analyses
Develop, communicate, and carry out procedures designed to facilitate data analyses and interpretation
Engage in data checking, summary, and manipulation in consultation with data managers, principal investigators, and biostatisticians
Program statistical analyses, summarize results, conduct simulations, perform biostatistical literature review, and assist PIs in their everyday work
Consult with and train researchers in the use of R, SAS and other statistical software as well as statistical methodology
Write statistical reports for clinical studies and manuscripts
Collaborate with investigators on study design and statistical plans for grants and pilot studies through federally funded grants
Candidates must possess a masters or doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, or related quantitative area.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate proficiency in statistical methods for clinical trials, longitudinal and multivariate data, survival data analysis, weighted analyses, and high-dimensional data analysis.
Strong computational skills (i.e., proficiency in SAS, R, and/or Stata) are required.
Candidates should have strong motivation and dependability, the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, a commitment to collaborative team science, a high level of organization, and effective oral and written communication skills.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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