How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
- Provide expertise to design studies to address clinical and translational research questions
- Provide leadership and expertise in the development of grant proposals
- Collaborate on study design from a wide variety of studies, including
- Define(specify) sampling methods
- Estimate sample size and calculate statistical power
- Develop randomization schema
- Provide leadership and expertise in developing plans for data analysis and summarization
- Implement methods to ensure data quality
- Conduct data analyses using SAS or other applications, as appropriate
- Write and validate analysis programs
- Prepare analysis reports for submission of abstracts and papers to scientific journals
- Prepare automated reports for DSMB, FDA, or steering committee review
- Collaborate with researchers in the dissemination of study results, including presentations, abstracts and paper manuscripts
- Support collaborative opportunities to work with statistical programs and statisticians across campus
- Support efforts to develop training courses and innovative methods and tools
- Consult with investigators to support their clinical and translational research projects
- Connect investigators and trainees to appropriate U-M services and collaborations
- Participate in database development, quality of data analyses, programming, and documentation
- Collaborate and support internal and external U-M statistical professionals and programs to develop tools, software and standardize research practice
- Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in biostatistics, statistics, or relevant field with 3–5 years of professional experience with a minimum two years of relevant experience.
- Experience in data manipulation and analysis using SAS, including expertise is SAS macro language.
- Experience with complex data structures and linkages between data sources
- Ability to accurately and efficiently assess technical problems and program solutions
- Demonstrates knowledge of clinical, translational, and epidemiologic research methods and concepts
- Understanding of regulations and guidelines with regard to the conduct of human subject research
- Demonstrates ability to interact with senior statisticians and Faculty/Clinical Researchers to understand and anticipate their needs and the needs of the project
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and sometimes under strict deadlines
Monday through Friday, Days
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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