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Job Req ID:  102060

Sr. Biostatistician

The Divisions of Transplant Surgery and Transplant Oncology and Infectious Diseases, are seeking a Sr. Biostatistician who will collaborate with investigators on research projects with primary responsibility for analysis and presentation of project data. The Sr. Biostatistician will provide expertise in statistical design data management and data analysis. Also contributing to the development and application of statistical methods to advance scientific goals of various projects. This position reports to the faculty leaders with the Center on Aging and Health.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as lead Biostatistician with investigators to develop objectives design sampling randomization and statistical analysis plans to achieve study objectives.
  • Design and perform appropriate methodologic procedures for statistical analysis overall descriptive statistics exploratory data analyses including graphs schematic summaries and necessary transformations and confirmatory data analyses including statistical tests and/or modeling.
  • Design implement and manage computerized systems for analysis of complex research projects to prepare scientific presentations related to study results.
  • Perform sample size and power calculations generates randomization schema and prepares statistical sections for research protocols and manuscripts.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled meeting with investigators and team that require statistical input.
  • Design tables and statistical procedures for specific research studies.
  • Write statistical design methods and analysis for manuscripts and research proposals.
  • Analyze data and prepare tables for interim and final reports.
  • Develop and apply new statistical methodologies.
  • Ensure data integrity and compliance with security policies governed by HIPAA and the Johns Hopkins IRB.
  • Coach, mentor, and/or train peers, contribute to peer selection, performance evaluations, and peer orientation.
  • Prepare progress reports and present to study leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field, with PhD preferred.
  • Three years 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: Sr. Biostatistician 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME  
Starting Salary Range: $62,780 - $86,390 (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F; 8:30-5:00 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Infectious Disease
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 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.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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