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: Managing large data sets. Knowledge of basic immunology. Ability to understand scientific underpinnings of the research, including capacity to interact with experimentalists for designing analysis. Good analytical, troubleshooting and interpersonal skills, with ability to work as member of a team. Quantitative academic focus and 3 years of data analysis/programming experience.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Managing large data sets. Knowledge of basic immunology. Ability to understand scientific underpinnings of the research, including capacity to interact with experimentalists for designing analysis. Good analytical, troubleshooting and interpersonal skills, with ability to work as member of a team. Quantitative academic focus and 3 years of data analysis/programming experience.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Posting Position Title: Biostatistician
Required Skill/ability 3: Experience in Bioinformatics pipeline development.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Bioinformatics Scientist
Required Skill/ability 1:
Solid knowledge of and ability to apply standard software development principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
Required Skill/ability 4: Knowledge of basic biology.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong programming skills in R, and Python.
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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