Job Purpose

The Division of Congenital Heart Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine is seeking an experienced research Biostatistician to support the development of clinical data registries and outcomes research in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. This is an opportunity for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, team-oriented individual to contribute to a growing collaborative research program within the interdisciplinary Texas Children’s Heart Center.

Job Duties

The research Biostatistician works closely with CHS research faculty, staff and trainees to develop clinical research protocols and grant proposals, build research databases, interpret and analyze clinical data, publish manuscripts, and teach advanced statistical techniques through development of didactic curriculum and informal mentoring. The research Biostatistician will foster and participate in multi-disciplinary projects across the Texas Children’s Heart Center, and work proactively to support the data management and analytic needs of CHS research through timely correspondence with research team members, as well as regular participation in working group and research team meetings.

The ideal candidate will have experience in pediatric clinical outcomes research, clinical database/registry management, and academic teaching/mentoring. Strong working knowledge of biostatistical methodology, including multivariate analysis, multi-phase hazard modeling, mixed effects modeling, competing risks analysis, modulated renewal analysis, and propensity score matching is essential.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills.
  • Strong interest in teaching and informal mentoring of research trainees
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and commitments simultaneously.
  • Ability to prioritize task completion to meet competing deadlines.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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