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MS Biostatistician

Richmond

MS Biostatistician

  • req629
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Biostatistics
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine is a premier academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond. Accounting for almost half of VCU’s sponsored research, the School of Medicine is internationally recognized for patient care and education. All full-time university staff are eligible for VCU’s generous benefits package that includes: competitive health benefits, paid annual and holiday leave, retirement planning and savings options, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, Virginia Retirement System (VRS), professional development & certifications, tuition waiver, parental leave, caregiving leave and community service leave. Learn more about VCU’s benefits here:https://hr.vcu.edu/careers-at-vcu/why-work-at-vcu/

Summary:

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty in the Department of Biostatistics and faculty in the School of Medicine, specifically the Department of Internal Medicine.

The candidate will provide collaborative and consulting services for researchers. Tasks will include study design and proposal writing, data management and informatics, interim analysis and monitoring, statistical analysis, and dissemination. The analyst’s responsibilities will also include assisting the researchers in making their work replicable, reproducible, and freely available in support of the university’s commitment to research.

Required Education and Experience

Master’s degree in biostatistics or statistics with progressive experience in data analysis. Must be capable of performing critical analyses of the literature relevant to ongoing or planned research projects. Must be able to define technical problems in research projects and databases, then implement new or revised statistical approaches to alleviate the problems. Proven ability to disseminate research findings in both oral and written formats. Must have working experience with statistical software applications, including SAS, R, etc. Collaborative experience in a biomedical research environment. Experience in preparing statistical reports, manuscripts for publication. Excellent communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work in a diverse environment.

University Job Code: Scientist 1-6

ORP Eligible: Yes

This is a restricted position with no set end date and continued employment is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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