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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Biostatistician in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Evaluates and analyzes data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming problems. Determines proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes for research projects. Recommends and develops statistical approaches for use in analyses. 3. Prepares analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues. 4. In collaboration with research investigators, contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytical plans, conducts statistical analysis and interpret the results. 5. Ensures the integrity of databases used in analyses through development of essential data cleaning and checks, and data back-ups. 6. Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide investigators with time frames for projects. 7. Recommends and develops statistical approaches by testing and prototyping. 8. Organizes and creates documents and tables related to datasets; communicates with data sources about data accuracy and data dictionary. 9. May perform other duties as assigned. Posting Position Title: Biostatistician Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent programming skills with proficiency in SAS (including SQL) additional proficiency in R, other statistical programming languages, or general programming languages a plus. Experience working in large databases. Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) University Job Title: Biostatistician Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work in a collaborative environment with the Biostatistics team and clinical investigators having differing quantitative and clinical backgrounds, and ability to write, discuss and present the statistical aspects of studies with the team and clinical investigators. Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent organization skills with the ability to multi-task by setting working priorities among a number of conflicting demands. Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.