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Job Title: Senior Biostatistician
Job Number: 14769BR
Organization: WESTAT
Posted: 1/24/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Public/Private For Profit
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Durham,  NC    USA
Compensation: Competitive
Position Description: Job Summary: Westat is seeking a senior biostatistician wit with strong epidemiologic skills and int interest. The position is located in Durham, Nor North Carolina.

Job responsibilities: • Client interaction is a major job r responsibility. Work directly with more than a a dozen senior scientists in the government t to define analytic goals and objectives, d develop analytic datasets, execute analyses, a and develop manuscripts and presentations. • Provide analytic support for more t than a dozen epidemiologic studies. • Work with the client and senior Westat epidemiologists and biostatisticians to design, create derived variables and analytic datasets, and implement data analyses from a variety of epidemiologic study designs including case-control, longitudinal cohort, and case-cohort s studies. • Analytic methods to include logistic reg regression, longitudinal analysis, mixed eff effects models, survival analysis, and other sta statistical methods including sampling, spl splines and methods to assess effects of mul multiple simultaneous exposures.

Basic Qualifications: • A Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics or Statis Statistics with 8 years experience is requir required.

Candidates must have solid understanding of epid epidemiologic methods, as well as strong quan quantitative, interpersonal, and project mana management skills and experience applying thes these skills. Experience with multiple stat statistical programs is essential, including SAS SAS and R. Experience with big data is a plus plus. Ability to work in a team environment and and excellent written and oral communication skil skills are essential.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ES ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, si sick and holiday leave, professional de development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for for the position, based on the specific pos position which may include, for example, ide identity verification, employment history, or or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and d does not discriminate on the basis of race, c color, religion, sex, national origin, age, v veteran status, disability, marital status, s sexual orientation, citizenship status, g genetic information, gender identity, or any o other protected status under applicable law.


Organization Description: Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Closing Date: 4/24/2019
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