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Job Title: Biostatistician/Statistical Investigator
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Organization: Durham VA Health Care System
Posted: 5/15/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Durham,  NC   
Compensation: GS13 or GS14
Position Description: This Biostatistician position with the Durham VA Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation at the Durham VA Health Care System, is in support of research projects conducted by the Center.

The selected individual will serve as co- investigator/lead statistician for a variety of health services studies, such as randomized behavioral intervention studies, pragmatic trials, and observational studies involving VA data in electronic health records.

Major responsibilities will include:

Work closely with health services investigators on the initiation of new research projects and on the development of study design and analytic plans for grant proposals. Mentor junior investigators in designing studies and refining research questions. Interact with an experienced team of multi- level statisticians. Prepare scientific manuscripts jointly with a team of health services investigators.

Qualifications: Position requires Ph.D., DrPH, or equivalent degree in statistics/biostatistics or related field with required statistical coursework- OR- a combination of education and experience as a statistical investigator responsible for independently designing and leading implementation of analysis plans for research protocols. Substantial experience with SAS and/or R. Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong organizational abilities. Ability to work effectively in a team setting. Must be a US citizen to apply. The following skills are considered a bonus:

Ability/willingness to serve in a coordinating or team lead capacity. Collaborative research or consulting experience. Experience with innovative trial design and/or causal inference methodology. Experience with grant proposal preparation. Basic knowledge of epidemiology/public health.

Organization Description: ADAPT’s core faculty and staff conduct creative, high-quality health services research in close partnership with VA leadership for the benefit of our nation's Veterans. The Center offers organized research programs that involve cross- functional research teams and community and organizational partners to ensure that research studies are designed to address VA’s highest priorities and that research findings are relevant and actionable. ADAPT has a rich tradition in conducting high-impact health services research and promoting collaborative research and methods partnerships, such as a dedicated Implementation and Improvement Science Lab, as well as a Non-Randomized Designs Lab and a Pragmatic Clinical Trials Lab. am.cfm

Closing Date: 8/15/2024
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Contact Name: HSRD Staffing,  Biostatistician/Statistical Investigator
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How to Apply: Interested applicants can directly submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae to a secure portal here: d6965420fae68897265f438cc or may submit indirectly for review by email (

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