The Johns Hopkins Lupus Center in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine is seeking a Biostatistician to collaborate with investigators on research projects. Under the guidance and direction from investigators, the incumbent's primary responsibilities will include analysis and presentation of project data; implementing and managing computerized systems for analysis of complex research projects; and helping to prepare scientific presentations related to studies on biomarkers for lupus and lupus nephritis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under PI guidance, prepare and write detailed analysis plans and specifications for grants, analyses, & papers for publication. Design tables and statistical procedures for specific research studies.
Under PI guidance, write statistical computer programs and reviews output for consistency and quality as well as write statistical design, methods, and analysis for research proposals.
Analyze data and prepares tables for interim and final reports.
Collaborate with investigators to develop objectives, designing, sampling, randomization, and data collection procedures to achieve study objectives.
Develop and apply new statistical methodologies.
Prepare analyses with general direction from investigators.
Contribute to outcome of publications.
May function in a central data center for a large department, school, or unit.
Independent, substantive contact with other internal and external investigators or study staff.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, or a related scientific field.
One (1) year related experience required.
Demonstrated ability on a significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
Experience creating and managing databases in MS Access, MS SQL Server, MySQL, or Oracle RDMS.
Experience in statistical analysis, database management & data analysis including longitudinal analysis.
Proficiency with a statistical analysis platform such as R, STATA, or SAS.
Proficiency in the goals, standards, policies and procedures and protocols of the research study, and is sensitive to the interrelationship of study participants, staff and research investigators; knows the policies and procedures of the University's research administration in relation to Human Subjects Research and IRB guidelines.
Strong quantitative skills and applied data analysis experience preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of Visual Basic.
Knowledge of SQL.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands, but without finger dexterity.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Ability to move about.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Biostatistician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $53,020 - $72,930 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM Rheumatology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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