How to Apply
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Your role will be to support statistical activities for several grants within the Department of Biostatistics’ Statistical Analysis of Biomedical and Educational Research (SABER) unit, the data coordinating center for several multi-center clinical trials and observational studies. Your responsibilities will involve collaborating with investigators on the design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies. Your level of supervision by faculty and staff biostatisticians will depend upon your current level of experience. You will report to the Managing Director.
The Lead Statistician will conduct the following activities, independently, with minimal guidance and oversight by faculty and staff biostatisticians. The Senior Statistician will work under a greater level of guidance:
- Collaborate on study design from a wide variety of clinical trials and observational studies perspectives, including sample size estimation and development of randomization schemes.
- Conduct data analyses in SAS or direct activities of statistical analysts to support the following responsibilities:
- Prepare statistical analysis plans, including table shells
- Write and validate analysis programs
- Prepare analysis reports for submission of abstracts and papers to scientific journals
- Prepare reports for DSMB, FDA, or steering committee review
- Prepare statistical considerations sections (including definition of subject population, endpoints, sample size, analysis methods) of study protocols.
- Work with the SABER team on the design, conduct, and reporting of clinical studies per GCP. Tasks may include review of CRFs, edit check specifications, and standard reporting programs for internal team use.
- Implement methods to ensure the quality of study data, including participation in development of and implementation of standard operating procedures, template programs, and template documents.
- For the Lead Statistician, a PhD with 5+ years of clinical research experience as a statistician; a Master's degree may be considered in exceptional cases
- For the Senior Statistician, a master’s degree with 3+ years of experience as a statistician; clinical experience is preferred
- Experience with SAS, including advanced knowledge of data step processing and macro languages
- Experience analyzing clinical trials or epidemiologic studies
- Understanding of ICH, GCP and FDA regulations and guidelines with regard to the conduct of human subject research
- Experience working with external investigators and on a team(s)
- Ability to effectively manage competing priorities
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The level of the selected candidate will depend upon your qualifications. Please note the salary ranges for each classification:
- Lead: $74,738-$92,324
- Senior: $64,963-$80,249
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