Evaluate appropriateness of planned statistical methods in new protocols as a member of protocol review committees. Act as a consultant to biomedical researchers at the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health, and others upon request, independently and/or in collaboration with Faculty within the Department of Biostatistics. Work in conjunction with biomedical researchers to develop new research questions and objectives for current and new research studies. Collaborate with biomedical researchers in the development, preparation, and writing of protocols and grant applications; responsibilities include writing statistical methods sections, designing sampling and randomization schemes, and sample size justification. Provide advice on research design and analysis. Develop and/or implement innovative statistical methodologies for analysis of research studies. Manipulate data and perform statistical analysis in collaboration with biomedical researchers for clinical, epidemiological, behavioral, health services, animal, and laboratory research studies. Participate in report and manuscript writing and in presentation of research at scientific meetings. Coordinate supervise, and mentor analyses performed by and databases maintained by study team personnel for specific health sciences research studies, providing training and statistical and database guidance. Assist in budget preparation and justification.
REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in statistics or biostatistics or a Master’s Degree in epidemiology with a strong statistical background, plus 6 years of practical experience, 5 years of which are in the biomedical field. Prior experience working on human studies.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Remaining in a stationary position (for extended periods of time), using the computer, handling, viewing output on PC monitor (for extended periods of time), communication with investigators and co-workers in person and by phone.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4RS
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: DEPT OF BIOSTATISTICS (IN-BSAT-IUINA)
Internal Number: 70056
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