The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Division of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV), University of Maryland School of Medicine has an opportunity for a Biostatisician . This position will primarily be responsible for analyzing data through statistical approaches to support research implementation and resource sharing through publications.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Draw conclusions or make predictions based on data summaries or statistical analyses.
Design research studies in collaboration with faculty investigators.
Using SAS, STATA and/or R, analyze data through statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixed effect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and model building techniques.
Prepare manuscript drafts for publication and presentation at professional conferences.
Calculate power and sample size calculations for observational studies.
Write detailed analysis plans and descriptions of analyses and findings for research protocols or reports.
Design and implement data collection tools on eHealth platforms.
Develop Access databases to collect raw data.
Develop code to review transcription errors and create clean merged SAS and/or Stata databases from Access databases.
Access databases remotely and trouble shoot errors in data collection/transcription.
Master's degree statistics or mathematics and two (2) years of statistical analysis experience analyzing studies using a range of statistical techniques in a related environment.
Master's degree epidemiology or public health and three (3) years of statistical analysis experience analyzing studies using a range of statistical techniques in a related environment.
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to design of research studies data collection procedures and warehousing.
Ability to understand and utilizes scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications.
Knowledge of theoretical, conceptual and writing support on research analysis and findings.
Skilled in using measurable and verifiable information for making decisions or judgments.
Skill in statistical programming, interpretation and data analysis using statistical software as well as spreadsheet and database software applications.
Excellent communication, organizational, and project management skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of subjects and information obtained.
Ability to network with, and provide information to key groups and individuals. Ability to work as part of a team and independently perform or lead research activities.
Ability to use a consultative approach to resolve issues in area of responsibility.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3309F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Institute of Human Virology
Job Posting: Aug 3, 2017
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 66960
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.