Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Provide expertise/assistance in developing statistical plans for data analysis addressing clinical research questions
Receive, review, clean and prepare large longitudinal clinical datasets for statistical analysis
Conduct data analyses preferably using R, STATA, SAS or other software
Provide biostatistical support to the research team with minimal guidance on the day-to-day data processing and analyses
Support research team members to address general statistical questions/concerns regarding analyses
Collaborate and assist team in the dissemination of study results, including generation of tables and figures for presentations, abstracts and paper manuscripts, grants, and other written materials
Adhere to strategies and utilize tools to ensure accuracy, programming and documentation standards (e.g. analytic check list, code review, etc) Communicate progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones and other key project metrics to leadership, and team members
Efficiently and accurately identify technical challenges and seek out and work with appropriate Biostatistics Faculty to implement solutions
Complete assigned projects and seek timely advice on projects
Identify and advise on resources/plans/changes needed to complete the project
Bachelor's Degree, in a recognized field of science or learning which is directy related to the duties of the position. (Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology).
3-5 years professional experience
At least 2-3 years experience in clinical research, with full-time experience working with clinical research datasets
Experience with complex longitudinal data structures and standard analytical methods including but not limited to mixed models, survival models, power/sample size estimations, machine learning methods (e.g. Random Forest, Elastic Net, LASSO, SVM)
Demonstrates ability to interact with the researchers, including clinicians, to understand and design the analytical plan for the research projects
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and sometimes under strict deadlines
Ability to collaborate and work effectively on teams
Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or epidemiology
Understanding of regulations and guidelines with regard to the conduct of human subject research
Exposure to translational research
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