Perform statistical analyses using large-scale, open access national surveys and administrative databases. Help manage and analyze laboratory, clinical, and socio-behavioral survey data provided by collaborators. Assist with the design of experiments and epidemiologic studies, communicate findings, and be involved in publication efforts. The projects will involve study questions related to infectious diseases and transfusion medicine. Work closely with researchers at JHU, the National Institutes of Health, and collaborators at other institutions. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and committed to a common mission, a team effort, and collaborations across academia.
Duties and Responsibilities
15% Consults with clinical and laboratory investigators to determine their needs with respect to analysis of data in collaboration with a member of the faculty.
60% Carries out appropriate methodologic procedures for statistical analysis of data; ranging from descriptive statistics to exploratory data analyses to causal inference.
10% Prepares written reports of the statistical analyses, including relevant statistical theory, references, methods, results, and conclusions.
5% Participates in regularly schedule meetings with study investigators and team.
10% Maintains appropriate systems for database associated management, including preparing codebooks, cleaning data, creating analytic data sets and performing quality assurance/quality control.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field.
1 year related experience
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Advanced proficiency in multiple statistical programming languages (e.g., STATA, SAS, STATA, or R statistical programming).
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Working with complex survey data, longitudinal data analysis, and advanced analytical methods (e.g., multiple imputation) is desired.
Excellent interpersonal skills in consulting with researchers and understanding their problems.
Organizational skills and attention to details are required.
Time and project management skills to handle multiple priorities and concurrent projects are required.
Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:
Experience with computers and knowledge of SAS, STATA, or R, as well as either Mac OS or Windows operating systems. Ability to use the internet and web-based scholarly search engines (e.g., PubMed and Google Scholar).
Classified Title: Biostatistician Working Title: Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $68,000-$80,000 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003067-SOM Pat Transfusion Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine
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