Biostatistician 1

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Date Posted May 13, 2022
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Biostatistician 1

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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Biostatistics is seeking a Biostatistician I to join our team supporting clinical trials and observational studies. Current research projects needing statistical support include comparative effectiveness trials in psychiatry in collaboration with the Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, and supportive care studies in cancer in collaboration with the Cancer Outcomes Research and Education Program.

MGH is the largest research hospital in the United States with an annual research budget of approximately one billion dollars. The mission of MGH Biostatistics is to engage in impactful transdisciplinary partnerships involving quantitative methods in public health and biomedicine. The Biostatistics team includes over 50 faculty and staff who are deeply embedded in collaborative research projects across over 25 Divisions and Departments at MGH and beyond including cancer, cardiology, general internal medicine, global health, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonary and critical care medicine, and surgery.

Specific duties of the Biostatistician I include collaborating with clinical investigators under the direction and supervision of senior biostatisticians to:

  • Understand scientific issues, identify and derive required variables, and formalize analysis plans
  • Conduct statistical analyses of data from clinical trials and observational studies, generally according to pre-specified plans
  • Generate reports of study progress, including reports for data and safety monitoring boards
  • Develop programs to perform robust data manipulation and error detection to ensure data integrity
  • Assist senior statisticians with manuscript preparation and review
  • Assist in the design of clinical studies and review protocols for statistical considerations
  • Assist in the development of case report forms and study databases

Job Requirements:

  • MS/MA in Biostatistics, Statistics, or related field; or MPH with focus in Biostatistics/Epidemiology and one year of professional experience preparing and analyzing data from clinical studies
  • Strong background in statistical programming using SAS or R
  • Strong communication skills including proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • We ask that you please submit a resume, cover letter and graduate school transcript with your application
EEO Statement

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Primary Location MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus
Work Locations MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit Street Boston 02114
Job IT/Health IT/Informatics - Other
Organization Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule Full-time
Standard Hours 40
Shift Day Job
Posted Shift Description MGH Biostatistics is seeking Biostatistician to join our team supporting clinical trials and observational studies. Research needing statistical support include comparative effectiveness trials in psychiatry, and supportive care studies in cancer.
Employee Status Regular
Recruiting Department MGH Biostatistics Center
Job Posting May 11, 2022