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JOB NO.: 96185-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96185-AS

Working Title: Biostatistician


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 14, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's Degree required. Masters Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Public Health or related field is preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with researchers concerning statistical design, execution, and analysis of studies is required.
Knowledge of and experience with statistical software (SAS or comparable package) required.
A minimum of 1 year as a consulting statistician in a biological/medical research setting is preferred.

A minimum of 7 years of post-graduate, professional work experience is required for appointment at the senior level. Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant post-graduate, professional work experience.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and execution of statistical/biostatistical analyses for various biomedical, clinical and outcomes/health services research projects. The incumbent will collaborate with physicians and scientists on research projects under the supervision of faculty and staff statisticians. Research projects that require biostatistical support include animal experiments, retrospective reviews of clinical data, prospective trials and clinical studies, as well as health services research projects involving large national datasets. The biostatistician will perform analyses after complete review of literature and consultation with faculty members.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2. Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical.
3. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint are required.
4. Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
5. Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
6. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.


Cory Reithmeyer
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please select "Apply Now" to upload your CV and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 12 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 9 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 10/13/2018
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