At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Endocrinology's Obesity Prevention Center and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The successful candidate will collaborate with investigators in the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children's Hospital on the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of research projects. The Center has a major research program directed toward understanding the effects of diet on metabolism, body weight, and risk for chronic disease. Researchers use novel intervention strategies to address contemporary, and often controversial, nutrition topics and pursue publication of outcomes in prominent peer-reviewed medical and nutrition journals
This Biostatistician II will be responsible for:
Providing input on statistical study design for protocols.
Statistical programming and analysis of research studies, under supervision of a senior statistician.
Preparing organized and clear summarizes of analysis results.
Writing statistical methods sections for reports and manuscripts.
Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure successful completion of statistical deliverables.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of statistical theory, methods, and software and essentials of good clinical research typically acquired through completion of a BS or MS in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology or other quantitative field with a minimum of 3 years of experience with Masters, or 5 years with bachelors.
Knowledge of basic statistical methods. Experience in statistical programming (e.g. SAS, Stata, or SPSS).
The analytical skills to resolve scientific, clinical, or administrative problems that require innovative application of the highest levels of specialized knowledge.
The ability to handle multiple problems and projects at one time, ensuring the accurate and timely completion of all projects, and dealing with conflicting views or issues and mediating fair and workable solutions.
Strong skills in data analysis and effective presentation of results.
Knowledge of longitudinal methods and clinical trials methodology a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.