Sr. Biostatistician

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 5, 2022

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The Center for Population Health IT (CPHIT) is looking for a Senior Biostatistician to work as an integral part of our team. The biostatistician will collaborate with the globally recognized team of faculty and staff to help support academic research and development of state-of-the art analytic tools to be applied in the US and across the globe. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong interest in collaborating with an extensive research group to contribute to the development and application of statistical methods to advance the scientific goals of our projects. This position will be filled by someone who will work collaboratively with a diverse team of investigators including students, faculty and staff to provide statistical design expertise, data management, and data analyses to answer research questions using electronic data including but not limited to administrative claims data, electronic health data, US census data, etc.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with investigators to determine the statistical framework for answering the study objective.
  • Draft statistical plans.
  • Generate analytic data sets and analyze data to answer scientific questions.
  • Identify potential problems with study data and collaborate with the team to resolve issues.
  • Document data management and analytic policies and principles including the archiving of code for reproducibility of research findings.
  • Prepare data tables, figures for publications and presentations.
  • Contribute to the technical/scientific writing and reviewing drafts of reports, posters, and manuscripts, including writing up interpretation of results and description of methods used.
  • Attend meetings and provide updates on status of projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience performing data analysis on clinical data including predictive modeling, regression analysis, etc.
  • Proficient in SAS, R, Stata or other statistical programming language.
  • Working knowledge of SQL.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office programs (word, excel, powerpoint, etc).
  • Able to handle complex data sets, conduct multi level modeling.
  • Able to work independently without daily direction.
  • Possess strong organizational skills and able to manage and maintain multiple projects.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and contribute to a positive, collaborative, and team-oriented approach with a diverse team.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related quantitative field, with PhD preferred.
  • Three years 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.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience manipulating large patient claims databases or Electronic health record databases.
  • an independently conduct retrospective data analysis with limited supervision.
  • Familiarity with diagnosis (ICD-10), procedure (CPT), National Drug Code (NDC) coding system.

Classified Title: Sr. Biostatistician
Working Title: Sr. Biostatistician
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: $62,780 - $86,390 - $110,010 (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid
Department name: 60004109-Health Policy & Management -CPHIT
Personnel area: School of Public Health

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

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. 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 campus. 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.

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


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
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