Schedule (hours/days): 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday
Location: Bayview Medical Campus
The Biostatistician will perform statistical analyses for preliminary analysis, publications, presentations & grant submissions. Provide statistical consultation for PI, co-investigators & other staff. Oversee data management activities; including completion of data collection, entry, error reports, transferring, and editing.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Design strategies, analyses, & data code books.
Attend weekly scientific meetings.
Present & disseminate information & data analyses.
Prepares analysis plans, & writes detailed specifications for analysis files.
Interprets analyses & writes statistical sections of study reports.
Performs analyses on large, complex datasets, & documents analyses using SAS, R, STATA, Mplus, and other commercial statistical packages.
Participates in research design discussions with study investigators & trainees; as well as, assist in the development of questionnaires by making recommendations to data collection procedures & databases structures.
Provide preliminary & interim analyses of data; additional, preform statistical calculations & assists with preparation of reports, scientific abstracts & manuscripts related to projects.
Provides training and data analysis assistance to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, & research staff on data analysis, analysis technigues, the use of the analysis system & large, complex databases.
Oversees & performs constructions of datasets, variables & data cleaning.
Make suggestions or provide solutions to problems related to data management & statistical analysis.
Produce tables & graphs in publication-quality form, & present results to senior investigators.
Prepate data & analysis reports regarding the status of the database & analytical activites as well as reviews reports to verify data.
Serves as a program reviewer & quality control checkpoint person for analyses (conducted by self or by others).
Coordinate data center activites involving the interaction with clinicians, statisticians, research assistants & support staff. Serves as a liaison between investigators & other data coordinating staff.
Works with the Investigators in data analysis and manuscript preparation.
Provide computing & analysis support to faculty, & graduate students.
Write &execute computer programs for data management activities &data analyses.
Provide PC support or assist with software purchases. Served as the intermediate contact between faculty, staff, and IT personnel.
Participate in drafting statistical analysis plans for grant applications & for papers for publication.
Performs multiple tasks & other functions outside the scope of this position.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related field
Requires a minimum of one year related experience. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency experience.
Knowledge of SAS, R, STATA, Access, Excel, MSWord
Experience in statistical analysis, database management & data analysis including longitudinal analysis.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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