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Biostatistician-1802840

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Master's degree (or foreign equivalent or higher) in Statistics or Biostatistics. Knowledge of multiple statistical packages (Proficient in SAS and R, SPSS or STATA desired). Well-developed analytical, organizational, and oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects to ensure on-time delivery as well as meticulous quality. Experience with large administrative databases like Medicare (desired, though not required). Ability to become well versed with medical terminology. Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts, both written and oral

Preferred Qualifications:
Experiences in biostatistical consultation and collaboration in an academic clinical research. Experiences in clinical trial designs or being the statistician supporting a clinical trial from designing to analyzing data when study ends.


Brief Description of Duties:
The Biostatistical Consulting Core, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University invites applications for Biostatistician position with strong interest in academic scholarship and with well-developed analytical, organization and communication skills. The successful candidate will work with investigators, research coordinators, medical students and post-graduate fellows to complete various translational and clinical research projects. In addition, the successful candidate will get an opportunity to collaborate with other experience statisticians.

  • Performs a variety of duties involving the application of statistical skills to the design of research studies. Works as a member of a research/study team to provide appropriate statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of studies.
  • Performs statistical analyses under the direction of Senior Biostatistician and Investigators.
  • Processes large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis.
  • Assist in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, monitoring, verification and management of statistical data.
  • Participate in evaluating the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Participates in the preparation of written and oral presentations that summarize the analysis of data, interprets the finding and provides conclusions and recommendations.
  • Investigates, evaluates and prepares reports on applicability, efficiency, and accuracy of statistical methods used in obtaining and evaluation data.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Special Notes:The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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    About Stony Brook:

    Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.


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    Official Job Title: Data Manager/Statistician
    Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: SOM/ Office of Scientific Affairs-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00pmSOM/ Office of Scientific Affairs-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Posting Start Date: Sep 11, 2018
    Posting End Date: Sep 25, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: $65,000 - $73,000/[email protected] CWE
    Salary Grade: E79

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    Posted: 11/3/2018
    Application Due: 11/17/2018
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