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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Description:

Description- The Biostatistician will participate independently and as a member of a research team in the design, conduct, and analysis of CSS clinical trials under the direction of faculty and senior Biostatisticians. The Biostatistician will be responsible for programming efforts related to study monitoring and analysis, and may be asked to participate in writing efforts. The Biostatistician plays a key role in the development and production of study forms, data validations, query reports, and global study reports for clinical studies by providing statistical, programming, and clinical trials expertise. They will participant in Group-wide and study-specific conference calls, and in BDMC and CSS committees.

Qualifications-  Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or Biometry is required.  (A Masters degree in Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Applied Mathematics or related field may be sufficient if all appropriate statistical coursework has been completed, or combination of extensive statistical training and experience.) Experience implementing and familiarity with standard statistical techniques for clinical trials of diagnostic imaging, including testing for association, regression and survival analysis, basic study design, and methods for the analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies. etc. Some experience in Clinical Trials or Biomedical data analysis. Familiar with data maintenance and manipulation (variable creation, data checking, etc.) Preferred: knowledge or experience implementing big data analysis/machine learning. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  Proven ability to work effectively on multiple projects at the same time and learn complex technical concepts. Proficiency in a major statistical software package (SAS, Stata, R or S-Plus). Experience computing in both a Windows and UNIX environment is also desirable. Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

This position works with and analyzes confidential and human subject data and, as such, requires the incumbent to maintain an up-to-date Protection of Human Research Subjects certification through the Brown University Office of Research Integrity.

This is a 100% grant funded fixed-term position with an end date of 2/28/25.

Physical Demands -  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

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Center for Statistical Sciences


Grade 10

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Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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