RESEARCH SPECIALIST B

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The position will work closely and assist a faculty biostatistician in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics and several clinician researchers in the Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology in the Perelman School of Medicine on the analysis of structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging using large observational databases. The incumbent will assist with automated image analysis and manual image segmentation. S/he will also provide statistical support for various research activities including database management, implementing customized statistical analyses using existing tools with and without modification, programming support for methods and tool development activities, and generating tables and figures for publications. In addition, there will be opportunities for involvement in the development of novel statistical methodologies for image analysis specifically related to multiple sclerosis and neurodevelopment using machine learning approaches.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in statistics or a related quantitative field and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Applicants must have a solid training in statistical theory and methods and be proficient in R statistical software. Strong computational skills and programming is desired. Prior experience with neuroimaging analysis is preferred. The applicant should have excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to work independently.

Reference Number: 40-26723

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: BE-Biostatistics Division

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research