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BIOSTATISTICIAN III - SON

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BIOSTATISTICIAN III - SON
SON-FACULTY AND STAFF

General Purpose:

Performs intermediate and advanced statistical analysis and programming for research projects conducted by faculty in the School of Nursing. Manages project responsibilities independently. Handles multiple competing projects and deadlines, and coordinates all the statistical needs of each project. Supervisor: This position reports to the Research Design and Statistics Core Director

Essential Duties:
  • With minimal or no guidance, prepares statistical analysis plans and performs and interprets basic and advanced analyses. Uses statistical and practical understanding to propose and perform additional analyses appropriately and independently. Learns new statistical methods and applies new skills to future projects. Documents analyses, creates summaries, and presents results in written and verbal form to requestors. Writes statistical text for study reports and publications.
  • Prepares methods sections and analysis plans for incorporation in abstracts, manuscripts, grants. Writes own SAS and/or R code, finds errors, corrects, and validates output and results.
  • Performs complex programming efficiently, uses advanced SAS procedures and options. Programs analysis datasets using SAS, combines multiple disparate raw databases and derives analysis variables accurately.
  • Considers alternative programming approaches to improve quality and/or efficiency.
  • Collaborates effectively with Principal investigator to support projects under the supervising of faculty statistician. Identifies potential data problems fromanalytic queries and takes appropriate initiative to guide the process of resolution.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of project data collection processes and data sets and shares knowledge with collaborators and fellow statisticians.
  • Participates in all statistical aspects of a project with minimal guidance. Collaborates with principal investigator, faculty statistician, other investigators, clinical research coordinators, and external government or industry representatives to affect significant decisions regarding the project, and to jointly achieve objectives and timelines.
  • Understands the contracted scope of work and forecasts monthly hours expected to complete each project. Proactively identifies potential out-of- scope activity and brings to the attention of faculty statistician.
  • Creates timelines for statistical project management with minimal or no assistance. Collaborates closely with investigators and faculty statistician to ensure that project results and conclusions are presented accurately and without bias.
  • Provide educational workshops for students and faculty in the School of Nursing.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Skills: Strong knowledge of SAS. Working knowledge of SPSS, R, Tableau, Excel, Access, or other data management visualization, and analysis systems.

Requisition Number
401341039

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, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
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.

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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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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/15/2018
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