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Job Req ID:  54697

Biostatistician

 

General Summary/Purpose:

We are seeking to hire a full-time Biostatistician for the Johns Hopkins University research unit of the multi-center Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.

 

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Active collaboration with ARIC investigators to design analyses of study data for
  • papers, grants, and presentations;
  • Conduct of analyses for cross sectional, cohort, and case-cohort study designs;
  • Assisting in the interpretation and writing of statistical results for manuscripts and
  • other reports;
  • Assisting in developing, writing and implementing statistical analysis plans;
  • Guide faculty and students in appropriate use of the data including documentation of
  • information on a shared network drive and collaboration with administrative and IT
  • staff;
  • Collaboration with statisticians at other ARIC Study research units and the
  • Coordinating Center regarding study designs and analyses;
  • Implementation of novel analytic methods when appropriate in collaboration with
  • faculty in the Department of Biostatistics;
  • Participation in regular seminars and meetings of ARIC investigators;
  • Collaboration with faculty members and trainees in epidemiology and preventive cardiology.

Abilities needed:

  • The ideal candidate for this position will have outstanding quantitative skills and a strong interest in collaborative epidemiologic and biostatistical research. Data management skills are important.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

 

JHU Equivalency Formula: Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have excellent communication skills and collaborative research experience.

 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in statistical analysis using SAS, Stata, R, and/or other statistical package is required.

 

Classified title: Biostatistician

Working title: Biostatistician

Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/04/MD

Starting Salary Range: $52,494.96 - $72,212.64 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Fulltime

Employee Status: Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday – 8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk

Location: BSPH Campus – Baltimore, MD – potentially telecommuting during pandemic

Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology

Personnel area (School): BSPH – Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

 

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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

 

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

 

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