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Biostatistician

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health seeks aBiostatisticianto work as a member of a data coordinating center team that manages and analyzes data from a nationwide cohort study of kidney disease in children as well as studies in pediatric critical care settings. The biostatistician will collaborate with epidemiologists, statisticians, project coordinators and clinical investigators from the respective studies and will be actively involved in both data analysis and management, for the purpose of publishing scientific investigations and facilitating long-term study conduct.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The biostatistician, in collaboration with senior and/or clinical investigators, will analyze data for scientific manuscripts and presentations as well as for reports and meetings focused on study conduct, data collection, and data quality assurance.The biostatistician will work in partnership with faculty, and over time more independently, as the primary analyst assisting clinical investigators. Primary duties will include:

  • Designing and implementing scientifically-focused analytic plans
  • Manuscript writing
  • Developing and implementing tracking systems to monitor and report study progress
  • Maintaining centralized data files for analysis projects
  • Performing quality assurance activities

As a member of the data coordinating center team, the biostatistician will have broad oversight by faculty members of the team, including Derek Ng, Christopher Pierce, and Alvaro Muñoz. Over time, degree of independence is expected to increase.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Masters’ degree in epidemiology, statistics/biostatistics or a quantitative science (e.g., data science) is required.
  • A strong background in statistical principles and data analysis is required.
  • 1 year 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.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Statistical programming, SAS and R preferred; additional programming languages (e.g., STATA) an advantage.
  • Prior experience working with longitudinal data is preferable.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are an asset.
  • Attention to detail is required.
  • Some traveling.
  • The individual will be responsible for multiple initiatives and for developing/maintaining collaborative relationships; must be self-directed and able to work efficiently across multiple projects simultaneously.

Classified Title: Biostatistician
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Public Health
Department name: Epidemiology
Personnel area: School of Public Health

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 atjhurecruitment@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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School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus


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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
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