Biostatistician (Surgery)

Boston Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

Date Posted June 20, 2022
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
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Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Division Chief of Surgical Oncology or designee, the biostatistician is responsible for carrying out selected data management and analysis activities for a variety of Division projects.

Position: Biostatistician (Surgery)

Department: Administration

Schedule: Full Time

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in the design and development and maintenance of data collection instruments, databases and procedure manuals.
  • Design, implement, and perform data management and quality control procedures as necessary for routine and special projects.
  • Write computer programs to combine data from separate computer files to allow comparison of data from different sources.
  • Collaborate with program staff on the design and analysis of biostatistics aspects of research protocols
  • Support the creation of SAS/Stata applications in support of research projects.
  • Participate in the design of questionnaires and interview forms.
  • Analyze data beginning with univariate and multivariate analyses such as logistic regression and factor analysis for research studies.
  • Support the interpretation and assist in the creation of study results in collaboration with faculty members, epidemiologists, biostatisticians and other team members.
  • Provide tabular and graphic summaries of analyses in a form suitable for inclusion in manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals as well as for presentation at scientific meetings.
  • Travel to project specific administrative and or national clinical meetings and present findings.
  • Attend project team meetings as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Must adhere to all of BMC's RESPECT behavioral standards.

(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

Masters of public health, or Masters of Science in epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, or related field

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

None

EXPERIENCE:

3 years of experience working in the field for Biostatistician II

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Working knowledge of microcomputers
  • Demonstrated ability to work with software programs and utilize software packages for microcomputers (i.e. SAS, Access, Excel, Power Point and Epi Info)
  • Ability to conduct and interpret multivariable regression analysis
  • Excellent communications, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills necessary to
  • interact with a wide range of individuals
  • Normal visual acuity, hearing and manual dexterity

Req id: 23900