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Job Title: Biostatistician
Job Number: 214444
Organization: The Henry M Jackson Foundation
Posted: 1/10/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Laboratory
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Rockville,  MD   
Compensation:
Position Description: The Henry M. Jackson foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine is seeking a Biostatistician for the Division of Military Epidemiology and Population Sciences within the John P. Murtha Cancer Center Research Program (MCCRP) located in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCCRP.

The Biostatistician will be responsible for the processing and manipulation of research data from various resources; perform data analysis tasks including data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis; help write scientific reports and papers as needed; and provide support in statistical analysis and computer programming.

Responsibilities:

Process and manipulate research data in data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis, using computer programs Provide expertise in SAS programming and other data/statistical programming to support data management and analysis for research projects and collaborations Perform complex data consolidation and statistical/epidemiological analysis Conduct literature review and result evaluation for research projects Write progress reports and scientific papers for presentation and/or publication. Provide statistical support as needed. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Advanced knowledge and experience in data processing and manipulation; advanced knowledge and experience in using SAS statistical software to perform various data processing and analysis tasks; knowledge in biostatistics and epidemiologic study design; excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience in using large medical records data and using other statistical and database management software packages such as SPSS, R, ACCESS is a plus

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master degree in biostatistics, health service, or epidemiology with extensive experience using SAS programming language

Minimum Experience: At least three years of working experience in data management and data analysis.

Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of working on computers

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Must be a US citizen due to the requirement in the access to some DoD databases.

Work Environment: Office environment

Organization Description: Are you ready to make a difference in military medical research?

For more than 30 years, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) has committed to a singular mission: advancing military medical research. As a multinational, not-for-profit corporation authorized by Congress, HJF provides unparalleled scientific and management services to military medical research and education programs around the world.

We are dedicated to advancing military medical research. But our work reaches civilian medicine as well, for the benefit of all. HJF employees work together to move science forward.

At HJF, you will become an important part of a mission-driven team.

Science HJF is moving into exciting new areas of science such as personalized medicine, genomics and bioinformatics. Our goals are to:

Predict and pre-empt disease Mitigate and repair injury Optimize performance and resilience Generate personalized therapeutic options for service members and civilians Research Programs HJF is authorized by Congress to support research and education at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and our customers also include other academic institutions, government programs and military medical endeavors.

We support hundreds of research projects, ranging from small bench-top projects to complex, multi-site programs. In the field and at our headquarters, our employees help advance studies in:

Infectious disease Clinical and rehabilitative research Combat casualty care Traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder and other mental health conditions Performance optimization Cancer

Closing Date: 4/10/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Stella Madden,  Biostatistician
Contact Location:

    
United States
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Contact Email: smadden@hjf.org
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How to Apply: https://careers.hjf.org/jobs/3356067- biostatistician

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