Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Division of Biostatistics. The position is located at Becker Medical Library. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Senior Statistical Data Analyst performs innovative data analysis and/or data management expertly using statistical packages. Assists investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials, and epidemiological studies. May be required to assume major responsibility on large projects including, but not limited to, developing institutional and study-specific data management plans, creating multicenter trial protocols, validating and applying clinical trial databases. It is anticipated that this position will collaborate with departmental research teams and institutional clinical trial support units including the Center for Clinical Studies (CCS, the institution’s central clinical trials office) and the Trial-CARE support center which provides specialized expertise to support the design and implementation of investigator-initiated, especially multi-center, clinical trials.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs data analysis and/or data management using the latest and best methodologies as implemented in statistical packages (SAS) including generation of tables and graphs.
Advises and assists investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
Assists in data base design, implementation and maintenance of data collected over time for research purposes, including acquisition, editing and reporting.
May assist in design, development, validation, and testing of data entry systems, data management plans, standard operating procedure documents, and data management platforms.
Functions as an expert statistical consultant primarily in collaborative studies involving the medical school community.
Assumes major/exclusive responsibilities on large projects.
Trains and/or supervises Statistical Data Analyst level staff.
Assists investigators by preparing publication quality material including sections for manuscripts and grants.
Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree.
Three to five years of related experience.
Master’s degree in statistics, computer science or a related field.
Expert knowledge base and experience with SAS and high degree of proficiency in data analysis and data management.
Skills and demonstrated success in designing and executing appropriate statistical data analysis.
Capable of assuming a leadership role.
Experience with investigator-initiated clinical trials and related data platforms and resources.
Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to think critically and prioritize time-sensitive deliverables.
Seeks out and facilitates learning opportunities.
Familiarity with 21 CRF Part 11 and ICH Quality Guidelines is a plus.
The hiring range for this position is $56,472 - $73,403 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
The Division of Biostatistics is a medical school-wide facility that engages in research, biostatistical consultation, teaching and training. Its academic mission centers around biostatistical excellence in clinical, epidemiological and genetic studies.
Applicant Special Instructions:
JOB LOCATION/WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office conditions. Occasional to moderate travel to collaborating institutions.
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