BIOSTATISTICIAN III

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

BIOSTATISTICIAN III
Biostat & Bioinformatics Chairs Office

Occupational Summary
Under the leadership of the Biostatistics Core management team in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, manage project responsibilities independently. Collaborate effectively with clinical investigators on multiple ongoing projects. Perform a variety of advanced biometrical statistical and technical activities for the design, analysis and interpretation of statistical data in conjunction with an academic research program based in one of the departments, centers or institutes of the University. Participate in collaborative efforts to provide statistical support for the projects coming through the Biostatistics Core.

Work Performed
Independently provide the statistical input required in the design and analysis of major scientific research studies.
Evaluate research studies and recommend statistical procedures, including, but not limited to, hypothesis tests, regression models and multivariate analysis to analyze the data.
With minimum or no guidance, perform complex statistical analyses for a broad spectrum of types of data and types of studies. Learn new statistical methods and apply new skills to future projects.
Prepare reports that summarize the analysis of research data, interpret the findings and provide conclusions and recommendations.
Consistently demonstrate leadership and time management qualities in a variety of settings and through multiple experiences; manage project responsibilities independently across a variety of different projects.
Work with investigators to identify new research that should be conducted and develop proposals for statistical collaboration on such projects.
Participate in the design and delivery of educational modules to present to medical investigators and biostatistics core training & internship program participants.
Provide training for other employees engaged in the Biostatistics Core. Present talks, seminars or other oral presentations of the methodology and analyses used in scientific studies. Opportunity to supervise master's student thesis.
Participate in the preparation of manuscripts that are submitted for peer review publication and the preparation of grant proposals.
Attend and participate in staff meetings and Core seminars.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Education/Training
Position requires a minimum of a Doctoral degree in (bio) statistics or related field and no relevant experience, or a Master's degree in (bio) statistics or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree in (bio) statistics or related field and 4 years relevant experience.

Experience
Contribution to analysis of clinical trials and/or clinical research projects, and/or participation in preparation of academic manuscripts or other written summaries of analysis results, thorough experience with SAS and R, and solid command of the English language is required. Desirable experience includes prior role as a lead statistician on clinical trials and/or clinical research projects that have delivered the agreed-upon end products on time, and prior guidance of lower level or less experienced staff.

Keywords:

Biostatistics, bioinformatics, projects, biometrical, statistical, technical activities, design, analysis, statistical data, academic research, biostatistics core, statistical procedures, hypothesis tests, regression models, analyze data, statistical analysis, reports, proposals, biostatistics core training, new research, methodology, analyses, scientific studies, grant proposals, PHD, doctoral degree, doctoral, bio, biostatistics, master's degree, master's, experience, SAS, biostatistics core, R, math, mathematical science, oral presentations, biostatistician II, biostatistician III


Requisition Number
401241266

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2682 BIOSTATISTICIAN III

Job Family Level
74

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Position requires a minimum of a Doctoral degree in (bio) statistics or related field and no relevant experience, or a Master's degree in (bio)statistics or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree in (bio) statistics or related field and 4 years relevant experience.

Experience

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Contribution to analysis of clinical trials and/or clinical research projects, and/or participation in preparation of academic manuscripts or other written summaries of analysis results, thorough experience with SAS, and solid command of the English language is required. Desirable experience includes prior role as a lead statistician on clinical trials and/or clinical research projects that have delivered the agreed-upon end products on time, and prior guidance of lower level or less experienced staff.

Auto req ID

88101BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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