The Biostatistics Core works collaboratively with researchers across Geisinger. The Core assists investigators throughout all stages of research from proposal drafting to analysis and interpretation and offers training in biostatistics. Specifically, Core members assist with research question and hypothesis specification, study design and variable selection, sample size and power estimation, analysis plan, data collection design, randomization, data management, and biostatistical analysis. The Core currently consists of 10 members with a mix of MS- and PhD level positions. Members collaborate with departments across the health system including Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology, Musculoskeletal, Pediatrics, Women's Health, among others, as well as support full-time faculty on grant related efforts.
The Biostatistics Core is seeking a full-time master's-level biostatistician.
Collaborating on the design of clinical research studies
Writing biostatistical analysis plans for research proposals and internal grants
Calculating sample size and power, managing, analyzing, and interpreting study data and results
Contributing to study publications, and educating members of the research team in statistical methods and study design
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Experience in logistic regression, time-to-event (survival), and observational data analysis methods are essential as well as the fundamentals of model building.
The successful candidate will have a master's degree in biostatistics or related field with at least 4 years of experience in a healthcare environment.
They should possess a solid understanding of clinical research, excellent communication skills, work independently and ability to handle multiple projects to meet deadlines in a multidisciplinary research environment.
Experience managing large datasets in a healthcare environment is required
The candidate must have experience in programming for data management and complex data analysis using SAS or R.
Master's Degree-Statistics (Required)
Minimum of 4 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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