Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Biostatistician for the department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the School of Public Health.
Under direction of the Administrative Manager, the Biostatistician will provide statistical and study/research design support to investigators throughout Rutgers University, in coordination with the RUBIES Manager and Faculty Director. The Biostatistician will also assist the RUBIES Manager in the tracking and billing of project requests.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Critically evaluates hypotheses and operational definitions of variables, as well as proposes tentative statistical analysis plans and sampling (power analysis) for research projects proposed by clients.
Assists the Administrative Manager with managing data sets generated in research studies.
Under direction, conducts descriptive, bi-variable, and multi-variable analyses related to research questions.
Consults with clients on study design for both experimental and observational studies.
Works with investigators in Newark, New Brunswick/Piscataway and Camden, as well as other locations when needed, to provide expert statistical services.
Participates in grant development teams, specifically providing input into hypotheses and study design as well as developing power calculations and comprehensive statistical analysis plans.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field is required, plus three (3) years of experience in academia, government, or industry in the areas of design and analysis of experiments, including basic science, clinical trials or survey research.
Experience with basic MS Office software and at least one (1) data analysis software including SAS, SPSS, R, etc. is necessary.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and interpersonal communication, as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands from multiple investigators is essential.
Experience with REDCap, GIS/spatial analysis, and large databases is a plus.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Requires travel between Piscataway, New Brunswick, Newark and Camden to meet with investigators and coordinate activities.
Must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s license for travel between university campuses.
Posting Number: 21ST0317
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 126563
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.