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Job Title: Research Statistician I
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Organization: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted: 11/1/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Position Description: The Research Statistician will provide the Pediatric IDEAS (Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship) Research Group with statistical expertise and effort in all aspects of research - designing new studies; developing grant proposals; developing databases; managing and analyzing data; and interpreting results. The analyst will work closely with Pediatric IDEAS investigators and senior statisticians in developing analytic plans and applying new and existing statistical methods.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

• Creates study-specific analytic plans in conjunction with Principal Investigators and doctorally-trained biostatisticians • Independently applies logic to set up cohort based on data plan as provided.

• Conducts complex statistical analyses using statistical software, including Stata, SAS and R (or other appropriate statistical package)

• Learns and applies new statistical theory and techniques for ongoing projects or proposals.

• Writes reports and supports the preparation of manuscripts for peer- reviewed journals.

• Thoughtfully presents results to the study team

• Actively participates in interdisciplinary discussions/interpretations of analyses

• Manages and manipulates data.

• Performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the research group.

Qualifications: • MS biostatistics, statistics, clinical epidemiology, health services research, economics or a related field

• 1-2 years relevant experience Demonstrated proficiency in the use of multiple statistical packages required

• Knowledge of SAS (with macros) and Stata required

• Knowledge of R preferred.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel required.

• Experience with design and maintenance of data management systems highly preferred.

• Prior experience with analyzing complex weighted data, as well as management of large administrative datasets preferred.

• High-level of personal initiative; ability to work independently as well as collaborate in teams and with people from all business areas

• Strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly

• Detail-oriented with excellent validation and documentation skills

Organization Description: The purpose of the Pediatric IDEAS Research Group of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is to perform rigorous clinical and translational research that generates evidence on the prevention and treatment of infections to inform best practices and improve the health of children, families, and communities.

Closing Date: 2/1/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Shawn O'Connor,  Research Statistician
Contact Location: Roberts Ctr for Pediatric Research
2716 South St.
Philadelphia   PA  19146
United States
Contact Location: Roberts Ctr for Pediatric Research
  2716 South St.
  Philadelphia   PA  19146
  United States
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How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia website at Research-Statistician-I-Pediatric-IDEAS- Research-Group-PA-19104/438982400/? locale=en_US

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