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Job Title: Biostatistician II - Murtha Cancer Center- Bethesda, MD
Job Number: BIOST01401
Organization: Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Posted: 7/30/2020
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bethesda,  MD    USA
Position Description: HJF is seeking a Biostatistician II to support the Division of Military Epidemiology and Population Sciences within the John P. Murtha Cancer Center (MCC) located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCC. U.S. citizenship required.

The incumbent 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: 1.Process and manipulate research data in data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis, using computer programs. 2.Provide expertise in SAS programming and other data/statistical programming to support data management and analysis for research projects and collaborations. 3.Perform complex data consolidation and statistical/epidemiological analysis. 4.Conduct literature review and result evaluation for research projects. 5.Write progress reports and scientific papers for presentation and/or publication. 6.Provide statistical support as needed. 7.May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive experience using SAS programming language. 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 epidemiological 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: Master’s degree in biostatistics, health service, or epidemiology required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 3-5 years of relevant work experience required.

Work Environment: Set in an office environment.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Organization Description: HJF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.

Closing Date: 10/30/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Samantha Perlroth,  Biostatistician II - Murtha Cancer Center- Bethesda, MD
Contact Location: 6720A Rockledge Dr

Bethesda   MD  20817
United States
Contact Location: 6720A Rockledge Dr
  Bethesda   MD  20817
  United States
Contact Phone: 240-694-2228  
Contact Fax: 240-694-3145
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How to Apply: Board/3a6861f3-0883-4466-8b7d- 35e87635b33d/OpportunityDetail? opportunityId=91d1c6dc-64c1-475f-9190- 6ac5fc933c18

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