Sr. Biostatistician

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 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

The Johns Hopkins Lupus Center in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine seeks aSenior Biostatistician to collaborate with investigators on research projects.Primary responsibilities include analysis and presentation of project data. This role works with minimal direction from investigators to design, implement and manage computerized systems for analysis of complex research projects, and to prepare scientific presentations related to studies on biomarkers for lupus and lupus nephritis.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

    Prepare and write detailed analysis plans and specifications for grants, analyses, & papers for publication. Design tables and statistical procedures for specific research studies. Write statistical computer programs and reviews output for consistency and quality. Analyze data and prepares tables for interim and final reports. Collaborate withinvestigators to develop objectives, designing, sampling, randomization, and data collection procedures to achieve study objectives. Develop andapplynewstatisticalmethodologies. Prepare analyseswithgeneraldirectionfrom investigators. Make significantcontributionof conclusive thought topublications. Write statisticaldesign,methods, and analysis for research proposals. Assumesignificantroleon research project team, e.g. serves oncommittees,supervises project personnel, coordinate q/c efforts. May function in a central data center for a large department,school, orunit. Independent, substantive contact with other internal and externalinvestigators or study staff.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

    Proficiency with a statistical analysis platform such as R, STATA, or SAS.
  • Proficiency in the goals, standards, policies and procedures and protocols of the research study, and is sensitive to the interrelationship of study participants, staff and research investigators; knows the policies and procedures of the University’s research administration in relation to Human Subjects Research and IRB guidelines.
  • Experience in statistical analysis, database management & data analysis including longitudinal analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating and managing databases in MS Access, MS SQL Server, MySQL, or Oracle RDMS.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Visual Basic.
  • Knowledge of SQL.

Technical Qualifications/Specialized Certifications:

  • Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, or a related scientific field.
  • Strong quantitative skills and applied data analysis experience preferred.
  • Three (3) years related experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability on a significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.

Physical Requirements:

  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands, but without finger dexterity.
  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to move about.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • May oversee and coordinate the work of the study staff.

Classified Title: Sr. Biostatistician
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: $61,550 - $84,700 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Rheumatology
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

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

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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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.

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