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.
Duties and 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 STATA, R, SAS, and SPSS. Provides research design guidance to study investigators & consultants; 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, perform statistical calculations & assists with preparation of reports, scientific abstracts & manuscripts related to projects. Provides training, assistance, advices to students, post-docs, & research staff on data analysis, analysis techniques, the use of the analysis system & large, complex database. 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. Prepare data & analyses reports regarding the status of the database & analytical activities 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 activities involving the interaction with clinicians, statisticians, research assistants & support staff. Serves as a liaison between the Principal Investigators & data coordinating center. 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 writing statistical plans for grants & of papers for publication. Performs multiple tasks & other functions outside the scope of this position.
Master's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field. One year related experience. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience.
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit. Exercises managerial or professional judgment and assumes complete responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results. Engages in regular and continuous decision making having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service. Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of R, STATA, Access, Excel, MSWord. Experience in statistical analysis, database management & data analysis including longitudinal analysis.
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