This Sr. Biostatistician in the Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research, is responsible for the analysis of high-throughput genomic datasets derived from next-generation sequencing and expression array technologies. Responsible for applying bioinformatics methods to large-scale genomic and transcriptomic datasets to elucidate biological insights. Specific responsibilities include developing statistical analysis plans and data analysis strategies, implementing algorithms, and deploying computational software for exploration of high-dimensional data, as well as contributing to statistical analysis sections of IRB and grant applications, drafting analysis and results sections for clinical study reports and scientific papers, and supporting general publication of analytic findings for the Institute for Fundamental Biomedical Research (IFBR).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Performs analyses with high-throughput genomic datasets derived from next-generation sequencing and expression array technologies to advance biomedical discovery and advance scientific contributions in respective content areas.
Works collaboratively with laboratory scientists to facilitate statistical planning and explore novel data representation models to integrate diverse data types into meaningful formats for analysis, interpretation and presentation.
Contributes to protocol design and analysis sections to ensure adequate methods are proposed with direct alignment to proposed aims, hypotheses, and/or project goals.
Develops and documents analysis plans to facilitate communication across study team and any internal or external collaborators.
Writes results sections of clinical study reports to accurately reflect analyses that were completed in accordance with approved study design and analysis plan
Remains current on new methodological and analytic developments through literature review and attendance at workshops and professional meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned by leadership.
Maintains professional growth and education.
Maintains confidentiality of data and electronic information consistent with hospital, state, and federal guidelines.
Masters degree in bioinformatics, computer science, engineering, or related field
Requires a minimum of three years of related experience.
Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
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Postdoctoral training in bioinformatics helpful.
Ph.D. in biological sciences
Experience in clinical genomics and biomarker discovery related data analysis would be helpful.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough understanding of computers.
Expert knowledge of at least one programming language including C/C++, Perl, Python or Ruby and knowledge in at least one environment for high-dimensional data analysis such as SAS or R
Ability to function with minimal direction.
Ability to communicate and relate well to people of diverse backgrounds, training and experience.
Excellent writing and verbal skills in the preparation and presentation of reports.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to details are required.
Classified Title: Sr. Biostatistician Working Title: Sr. Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865 : Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-FL:Florida Department name: 60002426-All Childrens Personnel area: School of Medicine
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