The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Biostatistician 1 to work closely with senior statistician(s) to design studies, devise analysis plan, create analytic files, implement analysis plan, report and publish findings, and manage relevant databases as necessary. Provide guidance and mentorship to clinical investigators, students, and research staff on design and analysis issues. This is a split position between the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and all other divisions in Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University has a global presence in orthopaedic research, based on a broad representation of the varied subspecialties within this surgical field treating problems in infants, adolescents and adults. The goal of the Orthopaedic Research Program is to develop fundamental knowledge to advance the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. Our faculty members are dedicated to advancing the field with a focus on bench to bedside innovations through sponsored research.
Implement protocol for quality control.
Create analytic files with detailed documentation.
Implement data analysis through statistical programming.
Present results for investigators using graphs and tables.
Summarize findings orally and in written form.
Participate in the preparation of papers for publication.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience mentoring students or research trainees in statistical design and analysis
Experience communicating technical statistical concepts to clinical and lay audiences
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Proficient in at least two of R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA.
Skills in descriptive analysis, modeling of data, and graphic interfaces.
Outstanding ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business cycle needs.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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