BIOSTATISTICIAN

Job no: 227448-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/FPRC
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This position entails biostatistical support for epidemiological and clinical trials of eye diseases.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics, public health or related field with an emphasis in biostatistics.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Experience with biostatistical testing such as sample size calculations, T tests, ANOVA and regression modeling is required.
- Experience with management and analysis of clinical trial data at a central coordinating center, or imaging data, or large public research datasets, or longitudinal cohort data is preferred.
- 2 years of experience is preferred.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

Knowledge and Skills required:
- Proficiency with R or another major statistical package such as SAS, STATA, or S-Plus is required.
- Ability to apply statistical techniques, summarize results and produce reports is required.
- Excellent communication skills are required.

Knowledge and Skills preferred:
- Familiar with Xml, Excel, SQL is preferred.
- Ability to work independently and have excellent time management skills are preferred.

A criminal background check will be conducted.

Department(s):

A536070-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/FPRC

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Karon Szyszkiewicz
kszyszkiewic@wisc.edu
608-262-1334
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

227448-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 1 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 15 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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