General DescriptionDepartment: Pulmonary Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. 37.5 hrs.
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.