Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This position will support collaborative research for investigators in the Johns Hopkins Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. The Biostatistician will provide statistical design expertise and data analyses for data derived from several data sources, including but not limited to cohort studies and other epidemiologic observational studies, randomized trials, and administrative claims data. The Biostatistician will participate as a co-author in preparation of manuscripts and presentations reporting study results based on his/her analyses. The Biostatistician will work with Center investigators and collaborators on: formation of statistical designs for studies, drafting statistical analysis plans, ensuring that the data collected can support the statistical analysis plan, preparing data tables for publications and presentations at scientific meetings, writing up the study results and statistical methods, generating confidential randomization allocation schemes, developing statistical reports for quality assurance (recruitment, data quantity, data quality), and generating confidential statistical reports for data monitoring committees. The Biostatistician will also provide statistical consultation to investigators, trainees and other staff and collaborators as a member of the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. Compliance with procedures in accordance with reproducible research is required.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
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Plan and carry out biostatistical data analyses, including generation of analysis data sets and design and generation of tables and figures reporting analysis results
Contribute to writing and reviewing drafts of reports, posters, and manuscripts, including writing up interpretation of analysis results and description of statistical methods used
Create and maintain documentation of statistical methods and programming code
Create analysis datasets for scientific manuscripts and presentations and public use databases, including associated data dictionaries;
Identify potential problems with study data and collaborate with research team to resolve issues encountered;
Assist in preparing materials for and participate in investigators' meetings, Steering Committee meetings, etc.
Complete other as-needed data programming and analysis
Attend Center meetings and provide updates on status of reports, papers, and other work responsibilities
Perform other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology or other related quantitative field.
1 year related experience in a work or academic setting.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience performing biostatistical analyses, including categorical, longitudinal and survival data; SAS, STATA, and/or R programming; technical/scientific writing for medical publications to describe results and statistical methods required.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to work independently and use reference manuals to develop proficiency with software or computer systems
Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills in the preparation and presentation of results
Good interpersonal skills in dealing with investigators and a "team-oriented" approach
Able to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks with concurrent deadlines and dempnstrate excellent time managemnt skills and efficiency
Required experience in statistical analysis including exploratory data analysis, regression modeling, survival analysis, and longitudinal data analysis
Classified Title: Biostatistician Working Title: Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 Salary commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Up to 37.5 hours/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology Personnel area: School of Public Health
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