Performs innovative data analysis and/or data management expertly using statistical packages. Assists investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials, and epidemiological studies. May be required to assume major responsibility on large project.
Housed within the Center for Biostatistics and Data Science, this position will participate at all levels of research-related activities, providing consultation with non-clinical and clinical scientists regarding design and conduct of biomedical studies, database design, data management, statistical methodology and preparation of grant proposals, manuscripts, reports and protocols. This position will provide biostatistical and data management expertise and implementation support on funded grants as well and as part of the services offered by the Biostatistics Consulting Service, which provides biostatistical consultation in a wide range of areas including the statistical design of experiments and clinical trials, protocol development, database management, analysis of data and interpretation of results.
The Center for Biostatistics is part of the Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics and the Office of Health Information and Data Science (OHIDS). At OHIDS we have a people-centric approach where our team members are our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe and inclusive working conditions and take great care to support employeesâ™ health and well-being. We support a flexible work environment in order to support a range of work schedules (in-person, hybrid, remote) and better work-life guardrails. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Performs data analysis and/or data management using the latest and best methodologies as implemented in statistical packages (SAS) including generation of tables and graphs, and writing, debugging, and validating code.
Advises and assists investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
Assists in data base and case report form design, implementation and maintenance of data collected over time for research purposes, including acquisition, editing and reporting.
May assist in design and development of data entry systems.
Functions as an expert statistical consultant for funded grants and projects through the consulting service, primarily in collaborative studies involving the medical school community.
Assumes major/exclusive responsibilities on large projects.
Trains and/or supervises Statistical Data Analyst level staff.
Assists investigators by preparing publication quality material including sections for manuscripts and grants.
Coordinates and/or performs many research-related activities with limited supervision, including but not limited to: prioritizing and timely delivery of statistical analysis; report writing, drafting protocols, manuscripts and grants; preparation of progress reports and manuals of procedure.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Masterâ™s degree in statistics or related field.
Expert knowledge base and experience with SAS and high degree of proficiency in data analysis and data management.
Experience programming in REDCap is a plus.
Skills and demonstrated success in designing and executing appropriate statistical data analysis.
Ability to work independently as well as to foster collaborative relationships in research teams.
Capable of assuming a leadership role.
Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated organization skills.
Bachelorâ™s degree and three years of related experience; a combination of college education and/or relevant experience equaling seven years may substitute for this requirement.
$64,700.00 - $110,500.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.