Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Biostatistician to collaborate with biomedical researchers in designing and implementing research projects and publishing results. This position entails project data analysis, including designing, writing, and testing complex statistical analysis programs to perform statistical analysis for various biomedical problems and data sets. Incumbent will also provide statistical genetic/biostatistical consulting and project support, as well as verbal and/or written project status reports, and may be asked to author sections of publications or grant proposals.
Qualified applicants must have a Masters degree in a related discipline (e.g. Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics, etc.) and at least five years of health services / outcomes research-related experience. A Doctoral degree in a related discipline (e.g. Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics, etc.) with at least two years of health services / outcomes research-related experience after earning the doctorate is preferred.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Masters degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics, etc.)
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Doctoral degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics, etc.) with at least two years of health services / outcomes research-related experience after earning the doctorate.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: At least five years of health services / outcomes research-related experience required with Master's degree. Two years of experience are required with a doctorate.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to plan complex information and provide specialized advice. 2. Ability to manage activities of teams or programs. 3. Ability to align programs with University, state, and federal policies and regulations. 4. Deep knowledge of the analyses of biomedical research. Mastery of program information. 5. Ability to advise team appropriately in areas of expertise. 6. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Proven ability to clearly articulate specific information. 7. Proven ability to clearly articulate team mission, vision, and goals. Demonstrate experience building, leading, motivating, and assessing small professional teams. 8. Ability to advise teams on implementation and modification of technological components of biomedical research. 9. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information for senior University leaders. Ability to oversee team training and access University systems. 10. Exemplify the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.