The Biostatistician supports the research and teaching missions of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. This position requires Master's degree or a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience in epidemiology and/or biostatistics.
The Biostatistician will support the statistical and data analysis needs of studies in the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. This position will be dedicated 50% to health services research in gynecologic oncology and 50% serving the larger OB/Gyn department. The duties include: development of analysis plans, abstraction of datasets from larger databases, data cleaning, management, and analysis; preparing tables and figures for publications and grant proposals; contributing methods sections to manuscripts and grant proposals. Proficient knowledge or skills in areas such as: statistical methods, econometrics, machine learning, coding/programming in industry-standard data analysis software (R, Stata), coding conventions and reproducible research practices, data infrastructure, cost or quality measurement, data validation, health economics, state or national health care policy and policy
This position will collaborate with PIs and learners (medical students, residents, fellows, MPH students, undergraduates) on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies and conduct analyses in support of research proposals and protocols. Experience with claims data, complex survey data, discharge data, vital statistics data is a plus. We use both stata and R in the department; high level of skill with at least one is required. The position requires knowledge of and maintaining current information on multiple concurrent projects, across several principal investigators and funding streams. The position will work with a high level of autonomy to complete work related to data management and analysis and manuscript preparation for publication in the peer-review public health/medical literature. The candidate will be skillful at communicating with a diversity of learners and Principal Investigators (PI) and able to juggle multiple projects and tight deadlines.
The department of OB/Gyn analyst group includes 2 master’s level biostatisticians and a PhD health services researcher. Group members are expected to take initiative and be problem solvers. Interaction with PIs and learners is a core part of this position, and we are looking for someone interested in teaching and mentoring as well as data analysis. Candidates must have a passion for women’s health and evidence-based reproductive healthcare; previous content-area experience in women’s health is a plus.
Master’s degree and 1-2 years of research experience (can be during education/training)
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