1. Evaluates and analyzes data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming problems. Determines proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes for research projects. Recommends and develops statistical approaches for use in analyses. 3. Prepares analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues. 4. In collaboration with research investigators, contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytical plans, conducts statistical analysis and interpret the results. 5. Ensures the integrity of databases used in analyses through development of essential data cleaning and checks, and data back-ups. 6. Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide investigators with time frames for projects. 7. Recommends and develops statistical approaches by testing and prototyping. 8. Organizes and creates documents and tables related to datasets; communicates with data sources about data accuracy and data dictionary. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Masters degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, or equivalent fields. At least five years of experience conducting statistical analysis using R.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Masters degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, or equivalent fields. At least five years of experience conducting statistical analysis using R.
Posting Position Title: Biostatistician
Required Skill/ability 3: Experience conducting genomic, phylogenetic, or epidemiological analysis.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Bioinformatician
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills and organization skills. Ability to communicate regularly with diverse members of a research team to maintain timeline and identify challenges to progress. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to completing research projects in a timely and appropriate manner.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to participate in the preparation of presentations, conference abstracts, and manuscripts, as well as to assist with other research-related tasks including literature search and summary.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven proficiency in bioinformatics, biostatistics, or computer science developing and implementing command line computational pipelines for data analysis. Ability to determine proper software applications for specific research questions.
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.