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Biostatistician

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

University Job TitleBiostatisticianBargaining UnitNone - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) Time TypeFull time Duration TypeRegular Compensation GradeClinical & Research Compensation Grade ProfileBiostatistician (23) Wage RangesClick here to see our Wage Ranges Work LocationMedical School Campus Worksite Address195 Church StreetNew Haven, CT 06510 Work WeekStandard (M-F equal number of hours per day) Searchable Job FamilyResearch Res Support, Research/SupportTotal # of hours to be worked:37.5Position Focus:The Yale/Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) is a leading national outcomes research center dedicated to transforming healthcare for the betterment of people and society by leveraging data, analytics, and technology. We have assembled a talented, multidisciplinary group who are committed to developing solutions to the practical needs of medicine and healthcare. Our organization combines the highest academic ideals with a pragmatic approach that emphasizes the production of useful knowledge. We are distinguished by our creativity, dedication, experience, and skills - and our commitment to having our work make a tangible difference to patients, the public, and society. For additional information on CORE, please visit our website: www.medicine.yale.edu/core.Essential Duties1. Evaluates and analyzes data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming problems. Determines proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes for research projects. Recommends and develops statistical approaches for use in analyses. 3. Prepares analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues. 4. In collaboration with research investigators, contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytical plans, conducts statistical analysis and interpret the results. 5. Ensures the integrity of databases used in analyses through development of essential data cleaning and checks, and data back-ups. 6. Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide investigators with time frames for projects. 7. Recommends and develops statistical approaches by testing and prototyping. 8. Organizes and creates documents and tables related to datasets; communicates with data sources about data accuracy and data dictionary. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.Required Education and ExperienceMaster's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field. Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Required Skill/Ability 1:Coursework in generalized linear, generalized linear mixed, survival, and Bayesian models and/or machine learning methods.Required Skill/Ability 2:Knowledge and related work experience utilizing statistical programming (SAS/R/Python) for generalized linear, generalized linear mixed, survival, and Bayesian models and/or machine learning applications.Required Skill/Ability 3:Well-developed analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated strong ability to communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical customers in written and verbal formats.Required Skill/Ability 4:Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and manage/ prioritize multiple projects to ensure their quality and on-time delivery.Required Skill/Ability 5:Must be reliable, professional and flexible. Careful and thorough and at the same time adaptable and innovative in conducting statistical analysis.Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:Previous work experience as a statistician for healthcare services or medical field projects. Experience with healthcare data, particularly Medicare or other insurance claims data, clinical registry, Electronic Health Records (EHR), or patient reported outcomes for statistical analysis highly preferred.Drug ScreenNoHealth ScreeningNoBackground Check RequirementsAll candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.COVID-19 Vaccine RequirementThank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role. Posting DisclaimerThe intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.EEO Statement:Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.NoteYale University is a tobacco-free campus Supervisory Organization: Internal Medicine - Cardiology STARS Requisition number: 71893BR

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