Job Description: The Biostatistician will participate independently and as a member of a research team in the design, conduct, and analysis of CSS clinical trials under the direction of faculty and senior Biostatisticians. In particular, will perform analyses of large data sets containing coded medical data. The Biostatistician will be responsible for programming efforts related to study monitoring and analysis, and may be asked to participate in writing efforts. The Biostatistician plays a key role in the development and production of study forms, data validations, query reports, and global study reports for clinical studies by providing statistical, programming, and clinical trials expertise. They will participant in Group-wide and study-specific conference calls, and in BDMC and CSS committees.
- Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or Biometry. (A Masters degree in Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Applied Mathematics or related field may be sufficient if all appropriate statistical coursework has been completed, or combination of extensive statistical training and experience.)
- Experience implementing and familiarity with standard statistical techniques for clinical trials of diagnostic imaging, including testing for association, regression and survival analysis, basic study design, and methods for the analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies. etc.
- Experience working with CMS data, working with ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes, and combining Medicare files, including programming with, and linking, large databases, and producing analyses.
- Working within the VRDC space is a plus.
- Familiar with data maintenance and manipulation (variable creation, data checking, etc.)
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Proven ability to work effectively on multiple projects at the same time and learn complex technical concepts.
- Proficiency in a major statistical software package (e.g., SAS, Stata and/or R). Experience computing in both a Windows and UNIX environment is also desirable.
- Experience in Clinical Trials, CMS, and/or Biomedical data analysis.
Background Check: educational and criminal
Recruiting Start Date:2017-05-17-07:00
Job Posting Title:Biostatistician I
Department:Center for Statistical Sciences
Worker Sub-Type:Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Time Type:Full time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
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