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Job Req ID:  17175


General Summary/Purpose:

The Biostatistician will collaborate with investigators on research projects with primary responsibility for analysis and presentation of project data.


Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with security policies governed by HIPAA and the Johns Hopkins IRB.
  • Develop and manage the data management section of clinical research projects within the Division of Brain Injury Outcomes (BIOS).
  • Design tables and statistical procedures for specific research studies
  • Analyze data and prepare tables for interim and final reports
  • Collaborate with investigators to develop objectives, designing sampling, randomization, and data collection procedures to achieve study objectives
  • Develop database applications
  • Serve as a member of the BIOS Data Management Core and on the analysis team for individual projects
  • Provide data analytic support
  • Design, build, and manage database systems for BIOS infrastructure and provide analytic reports for quality assurance and to drive process improvement
  • Design, build, and manage large, complex, longitudinal databases for research projects
  • collaborate with the PI and other senior level management staff in the overall planning for the research group
  • Provide technical expertise in design and development of database applications to monitor research activities and process and maintain incoming data for research sites and subjects
  • Assess information needs of research groups and design and implement computerized applications to meet needs.
  • Train and supervise data management, site management, and research assistant staff within each project. Oversee function of external staff in relation to data management.
  • Aid with conducting sophisticated computer programming and statistical modeling, using computing languages such as C and S+, and statistical software such as SAS and SPSS.
  • Help develop grant proposals, project reports, and manuscripts for publication, such as providing assistance in study design, sample size, and study power estimation, and data analysis plan.
  • Provide secondary IT support for the Division
  • Design, build, and manage training courses and other content on the BIOS website
  • Integrate with the BIOS Imaging Core team projects such as collaborations with VISTA ICH and Google to provide programming support and relational data inventory and management
  • Integrate with JHU institutional systems and processes to understand workflows and relation to BIOS processes (for example, the Single Institutional Review Board submission and review systems and processes)


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Master's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field. 
  • One (1) year related experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.



Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Stata, SAS, or R (proficiency with multiple statistical programs preferred).
  • Experience in database software helpful.
  • SAS programming proficiency (mastery preferred)
  • R and R markdown programing proficiency (mastery preferred)
  • STATA programming proficiency


Classified Title: Biostatistician 
Working Title: Biostatistician  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $52,495-$72,210 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003520-SOM Neuro BIOS 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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