Staff Biostatistician will collaborate with and provide support to health sciences investigators through the Biostatistics Design Program (BDP) and support specific larger-scale projects via FTE arrangements.
Incumbent will support a BDP-industry partnership investigating new strategies/devices for diabetes management. For this portion of the position, familiarity with longitudinal and/or time series modeling will be required. Prior experience with laboratory protein assay procedures and data is beneficial. Some regular onsite work at industry partner\u2019s location will be necessary.
In addition, this position will provide services through BDP. This will include providing study design and methodology guidance to investigators, as well as data management, programming and statistical analysis activities for internal and external reports, manuscripts and other publications. Statistical activities related to grant preparation, including power and sample size calculations/simulation are required as well.
This position involves significant interaction with the clients, requiring excellent and effective oral and written communication skills. For example, the incumbent should be able to explain complex statistical concepts and results to biomedical researchers/laboratory scientists who have little statistical training. The incumbent is expected to learn new methods and programming techniques, as well as participate in continuing education activities to keep up with modern, cutting-edge statistical methods. Designation at the Biostatistician I or II dependent on the amount of health sciences research experience, publications and amount of oversight required by supervising faculty. The position reports directly to Dr. Jodi Lapidus, Professor of Biostatistics, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and Director, Biostatistics and Design Program.
1. Statistical collaboration including project management, data management, statistical analysis, and statistical report, grant application and manuscript preparation.
2. Help with triaging pre- and post-award requests for biostatistics collaboration in the BDP. This includes working with BDP admin to track and report unit\u2019s activities.
3. Contribute to discussion and decision on study design, statistical approaches and analytical strategies with PI, co-PIs and other collaborators.
4. Professional development including keeping up with current statistical knowledge through study group meetings, seminars and professional conferences.
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