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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.


With guidance and oversight by faculty biostatisticians, with time divided equally between SABER projects and division of Rheumatology projects:


  • Collaborate on study design from a wide variety of clinical trials and observational studies perspectives, including sample size estimation and development of randomization schemes. Review statistical considerations sections (including definition of subject population, endpoints, sample size) of study protocols, answer team questions.


  • Conduct data analyses in SAS or R, which includes
    • Prepare statistical analysis plans, including table shells
    • Write analysis programs
    • Validate analysis programs
    • Respond to team questions regarding analyses


  • Prepare analysis reports for submission of abstracts and papers to scientific journals


  • Prepare reports for DSMB, FDA, or steering committee review


  • Implement methods to ensure the quality of study data, including participation in development of and implementation of standard operating procedures

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience full-time experience working with clinical data
  • Experience with data cleaning and review and implementing database quality assurance standards, knowledge of databases, such as Oracle and ACCESS
  • Knowledge and experience with SAS, including knowledge of data step processing and macro languages
  • Experience in the analysis and reporting of clinical trials or epidemiologic studies
  • Understanding of ICH, GCP and FDA regulations and guidelines with regard to the conduct of human subject research
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively on teams, and collaborate with SABER senior statisticians and SABER and Rheumatology colleagues
  • Able to multi-task and manage competing priorities effectively

Additional Information

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic staff (leader/member) with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community. 


Background Screening

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.