1. Evaluates and analyzes data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming problems. Determines proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes for research projects. Recommends and develops statistical approaches for use in analyses. 3. Prepares analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues. 4. In collaboration with research investigators, contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytical plans, conducts statistical analysis and interpret the results. 5. Ensures the integrity of databases used in analyses through development of essential data cleaning and checks, and data back-ups. 6. Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide investigators with time frames for projects. 7. Recommends and develops statistical approaches by testing and prototyping. 8. Organizes and creates documents and tables related to datasets; communicates with data sources about data accuracy and data dictionary. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Previous work experience as a statistician for healthcare services or medical field projects. Experience with healthcare data, particularly Medicare or other insurance claims data, clinical registry, Electronic Health Records (EHR), or patient reported outcomes for statistical analysis highly preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Previous work experience as a statistician for healthcare services or medical field projects. Experience with healthcare data, particularly Medicare or other insurance claims data, clinical registry, Electronic Health Records (EHR), or patient reported outcomes for statistical analysis highly preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven reliability, professionalism and flexibility. Careful and thorough and at the same time adaptable and innovative in conducting statistical analysis.
Posting Position Title: Biostatistician
Required Skill/ability 3: Well-developed analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated strong ability to communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical customers in written and verbal formats.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Biostatistician
Required Skill/ability 1: Coursework in generalized linear, generalized linear mixed, survival, and Bayesian models and/or machine learning methods.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and manage/ prioritize multiple projects to ensure their quality and on-time delivery.
Required Skill/ability 2: Knowledge and related work experience utilizing statistical programming (SAS/R/Python) for generalized linear, generalized linear mixed, survival, and Bayesian models and/or machine learning applications.
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 65819BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.