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Biostatistician

  • Location: Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Salary: 43-72.7 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Government
  • Start Date: 2022-01-11
  • Job Ref: 22-01228
Biostatistician

Overall Position Summary and Objectives
The purpose of this position is to offer biostatistical support to the NIDA IRP Investigators and their staff.
Minimum Education
Master's

Skills 
  1. Cross-Sectional, Multivariate/Longitudinal, Time Series, Survival, Data Visualization
  • R, Python
Field of Study
  • Statistics and Decision Science
DELIVERABLES
  • Run Validation - Ad-Hoc
  • Meet with lab members to present updates - Ad-Hoc
  • Provide Statistical Justification per research protocol - Ad-Hoc
  • Provide Statistical analysis per manuscript - Ad-Hoc
STATEMENT OF WORK DETAILS
functional responsibility
Assists in performing a variety of data management and analytical tasks and organizing complex, large-scale datasets.
  • Provide biostatistical expertise for the research study
  • Analyze, interpret, communicate and document epidemiologic data and results
  • Communicate research findings, disseminate public information and respond to relevant inquiries
  • Provide analytic results using standard statistical procedures, including descriptive statistics, rate standardization, stratification of data and model building logistic regression, conditional logistic regression, Cox regression using SAS, Stata, Epicure, and similar statistical software programs
Utilizes statistical software packages to manage, maintain and analyze large, complex statistical datasets.
  • Work with branch staff and research training fellows to provide statistical support for studies based on existing data sets; work with staff to assemble data sets for these purposes
  • Enter and verify data fields and data dictionaries
  • Perform descriptive and missing data analysis
Documents analyses performed and prepares progress reports summarizing results.
  • Prepare summaries and reports for staff review
  • Write statistical sections in manuscripts; work with research staff to interpret referees comments on manuscripts
  • Provide description of statistical methods in manuscripts; work with research staff to respond to and interpret referees comments
Performs a variety of data management and analytical tasks and organizing complex, large-scale datasets.
  • Provide biostatistical expertise for the research study
  • Analyze, interpret, communicate and document epidemiologic data and results
  • Communicate research findings, disseminate public information and respond to relevant inquiries
  • Provide analytic results using standard statistical procedures, including descriptive statistics, rate standardization, stratification of data and model building logistic regression, conditional logistic regression, Cox regression using SAS, Stata, Epicure, and similar statistical software programs
Conducts statistical analyses on completed and ongoing studies utilizing a wide range of standard and non-standard statistical software packages for all projects.
  • Participate in and contribute to different aspects of the research study through study planning, decision-making, problem-solving and strategic analysis
  • Present data; prepare charts, tables, and graphs, using software such as PowerPoint, Excel, Stata, Sigmaplot, or Origin that can be used for scientific monographs, book chapters, and professional presentations including poster and oral presentations
  • Write code to execute data analysis, visualize and provide interpretation and context to results of analysis
  • Enter and verify data fields and data dictionaries
  • Perform descriptive and missing data analysis
  • Perform data cleaning identifying and correcting data entry errors and or missing values and data transformation creating and categorizing variables and imputing data