The Biostatistician will perform data management activities: including completion of data collection, entry, error reports, transferring, and editing. Perform statistical analyses for reports, publications, presentations and grant submissions under the supervision of the principal investigators.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage and maintain multiple large datasets for several studies. This will include colating and storing mhealth data and merging multiple datasets.
Develop and implement tracking systems to monitor and report study progress.
Attend weekly scientific meetings.
Present and disseminate information and data analyses.
Prepares analysis plans, and writes detailed specifications for analysis files.
Interprets analyses and writes statistical sections of study reports.
Performs analyses on large, complex datasets, and documents analyses using STATA, SAS, and/or other statistical package.
Provides research design guidance to study investigators.
Assist in the development of questionnaires by making recommendations to data collection procedures and databases structures.
Performs constructions of datasets, variables and data cleaning.
Make suggestions or provide solutions to problems related to data management and statistical analysis.
Produce tables and graphs in publication-quality form, and present results to investigators.
Performs multiple tasks and other functions outside the scope of this position.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Required: Master's Degree in Biostatistics or Epidemiology and a minimum of one year of related work experience.
Knowledge of SAS, STATA and/or other statistical package, RedCap, Access, Excel, MSWord.
Experience in database management and data analysis.
Scope of Responsibility:
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
May coordinate the work with study staff including a research data analyst and research program coordinators.
Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.
Any Specific Physical Requirements for the Job:
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about.
Classified Title: Biostatistician Working Title: Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 to $72,210 per year Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: 10002817-SOM DOM Pulmonary Personnel area: School of Medicine
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