Biostatistician- Division of Infectious Diseases

University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Date Posted November 01, 2021
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
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The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Biostatistician to work on the UHealth Campus. The Biostatistician will be based in the HIV Prevention Group and will involve creation and support for various clinical and research databases including adaptation of database structures to new projects, production of data tables and analyses for contract and research deliverables, input into statistical design of projects, conduct of biostatistical analysis, and collaboration on research manuscripts. Further, the Biostatistician serves as liaison between the department and the research community.

  • Formulates analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis of files, consistency checks, tables, and figures.

  • Communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues.

  • Interprets analyses and writes statistical sections of study reports.

  • Prepares results for progress reports, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.

  • Maintains and documents studies’ databases. Consults with study investigators on planning and specifying statistical analysis.

  • Provides support to resolve barriers to analysis and consults with other methodologists and statisticians.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Master’s Degree in relevant field

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

  • Previous experience with design and use of Project RedCap databases is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with use of standard statistical packages (R, SAS, SPSS) for analysis of longitudinal clinical datasets preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.

  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.

  • Enthusiasm for support of HIV prevention community implementation work

  • Experience with collaboration with multidisciplinary clinical-academic teams preferred.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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