Classified Title: Biostatistician Working Title: Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $51,975-$71,497 Employee group: Full-Time Schedule: Working 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002790-SOM DOM Bay Geriatric Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Biostatistician will perform statistical analyses for preliminary analysis, publications, presentations & grant submissions. Provide statistical consultation for PI, co-investigators & other staff. Oversee data management activities; including completion of data collection, entry, error reports, transferring, and editing.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Design strategies, analyses, & data code books.
Attend weekly scientific meetings.
Present & disseminate information & data analyses.
Prepares analysis plans, & writes detailed specifications for analysis files.
Interprets analyses & writes statistical sections of study reports.
Performs analyses on large, complex datasets, & documents analyses using SAS, R, STATA, Mplus, and other commercial statistical packages.
Participates in research design discussions with study investigators & trainees; as well as, assist in the development of questionnaires by making recommendations to data collection procedures & databases structures.
Provide preliminary & interim analyses of data; additional, preform statistical calculations & assists with preparation of reports, scientific abstracts & manuscripts related to projects.
Provides training and data analysis assistance to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, & research staff on data analysis, analysis technigues, the use of the analysis system & large, complex databases.
Oversees & performs constructions of datasets, variables & data cleaning.
Make suggestions or provide solutions to problems related to data management & statistical analysis.
Produce tables & graphs in publication-quality form, & present results to senior investigators.
Prepate data & analysis reports regarding the status of the database & analytical activites as well as reviews reports to verify data
Serves as a program reviewer & quality control checkpoint person for analyses (conducted by self or by others).
Coordinate data center activities involving the interaction with clinicians, statisticians, research assistants & support staff. Serves as a liaison between investigators & other data coordinating staff.
Works with the Investigators in data analysis and manuscript preparation.
Provide computing & analysis support to faculty, & graduate students.
Write &execute computer programs for data management activities &data analyses.
Provide PC support or assist with software purchases. Served as the intermediate contact between faculty, staff, and IT personnel.
Participate in drafting statistical analysis plans for grant applications & for papers for publication.
Performs multiple tasks & other functions outside the scope of this position.
Scope of Responsibility:
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
Exercises managerial or professional judgment and assumes complete responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results. Engages in regular and continuous decision making having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service.
May oversee and coordinate the work of the study staff.
Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related quantitative field
Minimum of one year related experience.
Knowledge of SAS, R, STATA, Access, Excel, MSWord
Experience in statistical analysis, database management & data analysis including longitudinal analysis.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s); for example, using a keyboard
Communication skills using the spoken word
Ability to see within normal parameters
Ability to hear within normal range
Ability to move about
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