Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
We are looking for a Senior Statistician to join our growing, multi-disciplinary clinical research team. The Senior Statistician will support our lab group â“ consisting of three independent physician â“ scientists - by conducting data analysis that centers on developing algorithms for modeling clinical patient data as well as statistical analyses of qualitative and quantitative clinical trial data.
The Senior Statistician will be responsible for oversight of data cleaning and management, the development and maintenance of clinical research databases, and the development and execution of complex data analyses and modeling projects. This person will be responsible for monitoring data entry across collaborating institutions and should have previous experience with predictive modeling of electronic health record data. They are responsible for reporting statistical data results and analyses for various research projects. The staff member will be responsible for providing data for abstract and manuscript submissions. The candidate will also assist with the development of abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts and will be involved in project monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, oversight of trainees, and dissemination of program results. This individual will also serve to oversee the data management team that includes other staff analysts and data managers and other research team members who may require data analysis support. By performing these duties, the Senior Statistician will work with the PI, department, sponsor, and institution to provide analytical results and guidance on relevant aspects of the clinical study.
Processing and mining of large-scale clinical data (data-cleanup, summarizing, visualizing, etc.).
Integration of heterogeneous data sets.
Implementing statistical models for testing out hypotheses, inference, etc.
Utilizing machine learning principles for prediction of clinical outcomes.
Planning prospective, clinical research studies and performing sample size calculations as well as a priori analyses.
Writing of scientific reports, summarizing studies, and presentation of research.
Experience organizing and managing large datasets required.
Ability to use statistical programs (STATA, R, etc.) to run statistical analyses required.
Skilled with predictive modeling.
Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently required.
Ability to read and understand clinical trials protocols required.
Strong analytical skills required.
Familiarity with medical and scientific terminology required.
Education and Experience:
Masterâ™s Degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Statistics or related field required.
PhD in a related or scientific field preferred.
Four years of experience conducting data analysis with analytic software (Stata, R, etc.), query design, and presentation of data required.
Experience modeling healthcare data (clinical, electronic or administrative) preferred.
Experience in a clinical research or hospital environment preferred.
Technical writing skills (manuscript writing, grant writing, abstracts, etc.) preferred.
Familiarity with database design, data models, or ontologies preferred.
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