The USC Keck School of Medicine - Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimerâs Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials. The ATRI Biostatistics Section provides the Biostatistics leadership for all clinical trials managed by ATRI.
This Statistician I will actively contribute to the ATRI Biostatistics mission and is responsible for providing statistical programming support. Â As a member of the biostatistics team, this individual will create the R code to prepare analysis datasets as well as interactive graphical and tabular study reports and dashboards.
Design and generate study and data monitoring reports. Create R (Shiny) applications to visualize study data.
Produce analysis datasets, listings, tables, and figures for research projects, per specifications, while maintaining documentation.
Define analytical variables collaboratively with study team.
Design comprehensive quality assurance and validation process for codebase.
Perform data analysis using statistical methods. Review results for anomalies, investigate to determine cause, and correct code if necessary.
Assist in interpretation of results and prepare tables or graphs for inclusion in reports and research papers.
Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.
Masterâs degree in biostatistics or statistics
Excellent programming skills
Ability to work well with both fellow statisticians and other researchers
Thorough knowledge of standard and advanced statistical methods, including classic CART trees, linear discriminant analysis, random forests, and classical and generalized regression)
Biostatistics experience in clinical research. Demonstration of a data analysis project (for example, a thesis) would be acceptable
Experience with programming and data management using R
Experience with clinical trials and longitudinal data
Strong time management and organizational skills
Ability to operate in a team environment
Location:Â San Diego, CA
Salary is dependent on education and experience.
Minimum Education: Master's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Biometry, Biostatistics or Statistics; mainframe computer and PC experience; experience with SAS, Epilog, BMDP, GLIM or SPSS.
Internal Number: REQ20076751
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