• Clinical Statistician

    Posted Date 7 days ago(5/14/2018 11:37 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2961
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-MD-Rockville
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

     

    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

     

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Clinical Statistician to support the National Institutes of Health.  This opportunity is full-time, and it is on-site in Rockville, MD.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The position is part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists who provide computational biology support, training, and consultation services to researchers.

    • Provide expert statistical services, including statistical analysis and interpretation support to NIH researchers
    • Provide consultation to researchers on study design, sample size calculations, and sample selection techniques
    • Provide consultation on statistical sections of grant proposals, manuscripts, and other written work requiring biostatistical expertise
    • Have and maintain current knowledge of novel biostatistical methods and software used to advance clinical/translational research
    • Prepare, conduct, and/or participate in training sessions for NIH researchers and collaborators
    • Create and maintain documentation of statistical methods and programming code
    • Produce tables and graphs in publication-quality form

    Requirements

    Position Requirements:

    • Ph.D. required (Preferred degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or Mathematics) or M.S. degree with 4-6 years’ relevant work experience
    • Sound knowledge of applied statistics
    • Proficiency in statistical computing in R, SAS and/or SPSS
    • Experience conceptualizing research study designs and conducting analyses of complex data.
    • Working knowledge of statistical methodology and principles, including but not limited to generalized linear models, mixed models, nonlinear models, longitudinal data modeling techniques, missing data models, non-parametric modeling, and survival analysis
    • Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: imaging studies, statistical genetics, clinical trials, large omics data sets
    • Experience in machine learning/ artificial intelligence a plus
    • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Scientific curiosity and initiative in continued learning of biological knowledge, statistical methodologies, and programming skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the US

    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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