Sr. Biostatistician

General Summary/Purpose

This Sr. Biostatistician in the Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research, is responsible for the analysis of high-throughput genomic datasets derived from next-generation sequencing and expression array technologies. Responsible for applying bioinformatics methods to large-scale genomic and transcriptomic datasets to elucidate biological insights. Specific responsibilities include developing statistical analysis plans and data analysis strategies, implementing algorithms, and deploying computational software for exploration of high-dimensional data, as well as contributing to statistical analysis sections of IRB and grant applications, drafting analysis and results sections for clinical study reports and scientific papers, and supporting general publication of analytic findings for the Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research (IFBR).

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs analyses with high-throughput genomic datasets derived from next-generation sequencing and expression array technologies to advance biomedical discovery and advance scientific contributions in respective content areas.
  • Works collaboratively with laboratory scientists to facilitate statistical planning and explore novel data representation models to integrate diverse data types into meaningful formats for analysis, interpretation and presentation.
  • Contributes to protocol design and analysis sections to ensure adequate methods are proposed with direct alignment to proposed aims, hypotheses, and/or project goals.
  • Develops and documents analysis plans to facilitate communication across study team and any internal or external collaborators.
  • Writes results sections of clinical study reports to accurately reflect analyses that were completed in accordance with approved study design and analysis plan
  • Remains current on new methodological and analytic developments through literature review and attendance at workshops and professional meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by leadership.
  • Maintains professional growth and education.
  • Maintains confidentiality of data and electronic information consistent with hospital, state, and federal guidelines.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters degree in bioinformatics, computer science, engineering, or related field
  • Requires a minimum of three years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
* JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *

Preferred Qualifications

  • Postdoctoral training in bioinformatics helpful.
  • Ph.D. in biological sciences
  • Experience in clinical genomics and biomarker discovery related data analysis would be helpful.

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Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Thorough understanding of computers. Expert knowledge of at least one programming language including C/C++, Perl, Python or Ruby and knowledge in at least one environment for high-dimensional data analysis such as SAS or R
  • Ability to function with minimal direction.
  • Ability to communicate and relate well to people of diverse backgrounds, training and experience.
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills in the preparation and presentation of reports.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required.

Classified Title:Sr. Biostatistician
Working Title: Sr. Biostatistician
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range:$60,945 - $83,865 : Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-FL:Florida
Department name: 60002426-All Childrens
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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All Children's Hospital - Florida


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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