Biostatistician 2

Location
Stanford
Posted
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Biostatistician 2

Job Number:
74493

The Health Services Research Unit in Department of Surgery at Stanford University is seeking a Biostatistician 2 to be with some independence, consult with investigators to refine research questions, define hypotheses, design studies and devise analysis plans. The Biostatistician will work with senior statistician(s) to implement analysis plan and publish findings. In addition, incumbent will present results orally to clinical investigators and provide guidance to clinical investigators on design and analysis issues.

Duties include:

  • Design study.

  • Create analytic files with detailed documentation.

  • Select appropriate statistical tools for addressing a given research question.

  • Implement data analysis through statistical programming.

  • Present results for investigators using graphs and tables.

  • Summarize findings orally and in written form.

  • Participate in the preparation of papers for publication.

  • Consult with investigators on appropriate statistical approaches to data analyses; assist in study design and proposal development.

  • Develop oral and written dissemination of findings for conference presentations and peer-reviewed journal articles.

  • Oversee lower-level staff on issues related to quality control and creation of analysis files.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or related field and at least 3 years of experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Proficient in at least two of R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA.

  • Skills in descriptive analysis, modeling of data, and graphic interfaces.

  • Outstanding ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrated excellence in at least one area of expertise, which may include coordinating studies; statistical methodology such as missing data, survival analysis, statistical genetics, or informatics; statistical computing; database design (e.g., expertise in RedCAP or MySQL); graphical techniques (e.g., expertise in Illustrator).

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • Previous work experience in an academic institution, or academic hospital setting preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.

  • Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business cycle needs.




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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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