Research Biostatistician I

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York

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Date Posted May 02, 2021
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Under close direction, performs clinical and health services research by conducting sophisticated statistical analysis for a variety of projects. This role contributes to the advancement of research both scientifically and statistically. Scientifically, this position assists faculty in the development of study design, evaluation tools and methods associated with various projects. Statistically, this position collaborates and advises faculty on most appropriate statistical methods to apply to research design and outcomes analysis. The Research Biostatistician I also has opportunities for authorship on publications stemming from his/her work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for database design programming, database management and assistance with study design.
  • Analyzes health care data and health care claims data using basic and advanced statistical methodologies, interprets results for investigators, and prepares reports.
  • Writes program code to analyze data using statistical analysis software. Develops and implements data analysis algorithms.
  • Prepares statistical data for inclusion in reports to data monitoring committees, federal regulatory agencies, and study sponsors (federal and non-federal). Draws conclusions or make predictions based on data summaries or statistical analysis.
  • Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of statistical input into reports and decisions. Identifies and corrects flaws in interpretation of results, inconsistency in presentation or inference.
  • Makes recommendations for appropriate statistical analyses and design to investigators and study team.
  • Contributes to teaching biostatistical methodology to medical students, residents, fellows and other staff.
  • Collaborates on grants, presentations and manuscripts submitted for publication.


  • Master's Degree


Approximately 1-2 years biostatistical consulting experience, either within the academic curriculum or as part of a consulting service unit.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Expertise in basic and advanced statistical analyses

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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