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Job location: Scheie Eye Institute

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-22
Req: JR00027840
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The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

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Perform statistical analysis under the supervision of PhD level biostatisticians, and in some cases independently, for clinical trials, epidemiologic studies, and laboratory experiments in ophthalmology and other biomedical areas. Use statistical software packages for the analysis with some programming to transform collected data into variables suited for analysis. Write summaries of results and statistical methods for manuscripts and study reports and document programming.

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Perform the following duties under the supervision of PhD level biostatisticians and in some cases independently.

Conduct appropriate statistical analysis under the supervision of faculty biostatisticians. Applications in multicenter clinical trials, medical claim or HER data, as well as single center/laboratory projects in ophthalmic research.

Design, test, implement and document statistical computer programming in high level statistical software packages (SAS, R)

Develop short term project-specific biostatistics design and analysis plans under the supervision of faculty biostatisticians

Meet with collaborative teams of investigators and senior biostatisticians

Develop, document and maintain analytic data files

Write summary reports and create graphs for manuscripts and proposals

Write and edit statistical methods sections of manuscripts

Develop working knowledge of methodologic issues in ophthalmic research

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Position is contingent upon funding

Minimum job qualifications for the role: Master's Degree and Minimum of 3 years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$59,703.00 - $113,435.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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.




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Posted: 1/23/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time