Job Number: 79644
Job Code: 5522
Job Grade: I
The Stanford-Surgery Policy Improvement Research and Education (S-SPIRE) Unit is committed to:
- Improving the value of healthcare through research that informs policy and implementation;
- Promoting a surgical health services research community through mentorship and collaboration;
- Developing innovative mixed methodologies.
Our interdisciplinary team includes clinical and research faculty with expertise in implementation science, health economics, bioinformatics, and quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies.
We are 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.
- 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.
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).
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Previous work experience in an academic institution, or academic hospital setting preferred.
- 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.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business cycle needs.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
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.