Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of OB/GYN. The position is located at Maternity Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The ideal candidate will provide in-depth statistical expertise to Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty, trainees, and staff at all levels of research, including consultation regarding optimal design of basic and translational science projects, clinical trials and epidemiological studies, proper use of statistical methodologies, case report form design, database structure, innovative data analysis, and preparation of reports, abstracts, manuscripts and grant proposals. The lead research statistician will supervise a team of data analysts and serve as a project manager for internal and external data requests.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage the data core of the Division of Clinical Research.
Work collaboratively with biostatisticians in the Institute for Informatics and serve as a liaison to connect the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to the wider biostatistics community at Washington University in St. Louis.
Perform data analysis and/or data management using the latest and best methodologies implemented in statistical packages (SAS, Stata), including generation of tables and graphs.
Perform data analysis for annual conferences and manuscripts.
Advise and assists investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
Provide consultation on research study design, data collection, randomization and sample size.
Assist in data base design, implementation and maintenance of data collected over time for research purposes, including acquisition, editing and reporting.
Create databases and update case report forms and variables using REDCap.
Perform routine data cleaning and reporting.
Prepare datasets for dissemination by de-identifying and formatting.
Pull data and variables from medical record systems and other software.
Function as an expert statistical consultant, primarily in collaborative studies involving the Department and medical school community.
Assume major/exclusive responsibilities on large projects.
Train and/or supervise team of data analysts.
Provide cost and time estimates for internal and external data requests.
Receive and disseminate data requests.
Track progress of data requests.
Manage access to Departmental databases.
Mentor residents, fellows, and junior faculty on research projects.
Actively participates in and contributes to the scientific deliberations on collaborative research projects.
Coordinates and/or performs many research-related activities with limited supervision and direction from a faculty level investigator, including but not limited to:
Prioritizing and timely delivery of statistical analysis.
Literature search, report writing, drafting statistical sections of manuscripts and grants.
Preparation of enrollment and progress reports and manuals of procedure.
Master’s degree. Ph.D. or equivalent preferred.
At least five years related experience with much independence in project management.
Ph.D. in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related field.
REDCap database knowledge, SAS, STATA, R. Willing to learn new programs to support the evolving needs of the division as needed.
Expert knowledge base and experience with SAS and/or STATA and a high degree of proficiency in data analysis and data management.
Skills and demonstrated success in designing and executing appropriate statistical data analysis.
Capable of assuming a leadership role, supervising analysts, and support preparation/drafting of statistical sections of manuscripts and grants.
The hiring range for this position is $71,323 - $92,789 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Occasional to travel to collaborating institutions and scientific meetings.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G14.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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