Biostatistician -89451

  • WVU Medicine
  • Morgantown, WV, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
Research

Job Description

This position will collaborate with investigators to perform statistical analysis and programming for the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute. The Biostatistician will assist with data analysis, result interpretation, as well as providing high quality statistical support for clinical trials and research.                 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE: 1. Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or Related Field.               PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE: 1. Master’s degree in Statistics or Biostatistics preferred. EXPERIENCE: 1. Two years of experience in clinical research and data analysis preferred.   CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.  Other duties may be assigned. 1. Maintains current knowledge and contributes to scientific advancements by participating in professional organizations, attending lectures and conferences, and reading current industry journals. 2. Understands data and the intricacies of the data collection process. 3. Provides statistical support for clinical trials and research to ensure quality data are collected. 4. Helps to develop quality control reports to enhance the performance of clinical research. 5. Identifies potential data inaccuracies and takes appropriate initiative to find a resolution. 6. Writes program code, analyzes data, and validates results using statistical software. 7. Demonstrates understanding of clinical trial data collection processes and shares findings with collaborators. 8. Provides biostatistical consultation for physicians or other professionals supporting the research projects. 9. Assists in writing research proposals or grant applications for submission to external bodies. 10. Prepares abstracts and articles for publication or presentation at professional conferences. 11. Provides input regarding data collection tools and data correction procedures.  12. Analyzes basic data requests and generates statistical results with the practical knowledge of current experimental statistical methodology. 13. Calculate sample size requirements for new studies.     PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1. Proficiency in SAS and/or R programming language. 2. Technical writing skills desired. 3. Prior clinical research and trial experience desired. 4. Complex problem solving skills, teamwork skills, and critical thinking skills desired.     Date Reviewed/Revised: May 2017

Schedule

Day

Employment Type

Full-Time