BIOSTATISTICIAN II

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

BIOSTATISTICIAN II
Biostat & Bioinformatics Chairs Office

Occupational Summary
Under the guidance of the Biostatistics Core management team in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, perform intermediate-level statistical analysis and programming for Duke affiliated prospective and retrospective studies. Collaborate on a multidisciplinary team of physicians, external government or industry representatives, and faculty statisticians. Anticipate the statistical and data needs of each project for publications in peer reviewed journals.

Work Performed
Participate in most statistical aspects of medical research projects, with supervision or assistance when needed. Independently generate descriptive and basic test statistics, analyze basic data requests and generate statistical modeling results. Learn new statistical methods as needed, and apply skills to future projects. Represent the functional group in project team meetings and contribute constructively to project discussions. Provide written documentation of work with statistical analysis plans and reports. Present statistical work in group meetings. Understand the scope of work and provide estimates of hours necessary to complete projects and tasks.

Collaborate on any phase of a project, from initial meetings to final review of a manuscript, with guidance. Build documentation and organizational skills to effectively return to a project after long intervals. Contribute meaningfully to discussions of analyses and identify next steps for analyses. Create analysis data set specifications with commonly used statistical languages (SAS, Stata, R). Perform complex programming with large and/or relational databases.

Manage project responsibilities with decreasing levels of supervision or regular support and take initiative to complete project-specific responsibilities with minimal supervision. Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and meet needs of multiple collaborations. Opportunity to supervise master's student theses.

Preferred candidates would have intimate knowledge of standardized reporting tools, advanced statistical programing and database management ability, experience analyzing and processing large observational databases, strong familiarity in advanced statistical methods.

Education
Work requires a minimum of a Master's degree in (bio)statistics or related field and no relevant experience.

Experience
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Prior contribution to analysis of research projects, a working knowledge
of SAS or statistical software, and solid command of the English language is required.

Keywords:

Biostatistics, bioinformatics, statistical analysis, biostat, bioinfo, statistical needs, test statistics, statistical modeling, statistical methods, SAS, Stata, R, programming, relational databases, standardized reporting tools, advanced statistical programming, database management, analyze, process, analyzing, processing, observational databases, advanced statistical methods, master's degree, bio, biostatistics, statistical software, biostatistician, biostatistician II



Requisition Number
401241168

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2681 BIOSTATISTICIAN II

Job Family Level
80

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

Work requires a minimum of a Master's degree in (bio)statistics or related field and no relevant experience, or a bachelors degree in (bio)statistics or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination or relevant education and/or work experience.

Experience

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Prior contribution to analysis of research projects, a working knowledge of SAS, and solid command of the English language is required.

Auto req ID

88100BR

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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