Description: This position will act as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team that includes Foundation faculty as well as faculty from partner academic institutions in Cleveland. Specific skills and experience with R programming language (e.g., the “tidyverse” toolkit and/or related frameworks) and advanced statistical modeling techniques such as generalized linear mixed models, Bayesian methods and/or spatial analysis (e.g. GIS) are highly desired. Entry level and experienced applicants are welcome to apply
Requirements: Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or a related field. One year of experience with SAS or R and one year of experience with data management and statistical analysis required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. Individual must exhibit a high degree of motivation and work effectively within a group setting. Must be able to handle time management of multiple simultaneous projects.
This position will provide statistical expertise in the areas of study design and data analysis to investigators/researchers interested in conducting clinical or experimental studies. Strong candidates will be able to work effectively within a group setting in the areas of design of data collection instruments, study design, database management, statistical programming, analysis of data, statistical graphics and writing reports which include explanations of methods used and interpretations of results obtained. Additionally, this position will have the following responsibilties: Consults with investigators to determine questions of interest and data needed to address those questions. Determines and carries out appropriate statistical analyses. Interprets and presents data descriptions and analysis results, including the explanation of statistical techniques used, the assumptions made and the generalization of results. Documents methods and results through preparation of reports. Writes statistical methods sections of manuscripts and abstracts for publications or presentations. Writes computer programs to analyze data using available statistical software. Advises users how to best utilize database information. Designs study and data collection instrumentation to best answer questions within given time and personnel constraints. Communicates with key entry staff for accurate entry of data. Edits, organizes and maintains computerized data files. Handles multiple simultaneous projects or multiple aspects of a large project. Other duties as assigned.
About The Cleveland Clinic – Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
The Cleveland Clinic is ranked the No. 2 hospital over in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey. We rank no. 1 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery; No. 2 in Urology, Nephrology, and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; No. 3 in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gynecology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Orthopaedics; No. 6 in Neurology, and No. 8 in Cancer, Geriatrics and Ophthalmology; and are t...he No. 1 hospital in Ohio. Cleveland Clinic is building for the future of our communities. Looking ahead, we are transforming healthcare for the value-based era, expanding access, improving quality and working to make healthcare more affordable.
Since 1998, Cleveland Clinic has used the EPIC electronic health record, which contains more than 4 million unique patients. We have approximately 200 million patient encounters, 25 million hospital encounters, and more than 1 billion lab results. These data are available to Cleveland Clinic researchers.
The Lerner Research Institute is home to Cleveland Clinic’s laboratory-based translational and clinical research, including the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. Nearly 2,000 scientists and support personnel pursue a wide range of biomedical questions with the common goal of improving human health. We are committed to academic excellence, and the great majority of our faculty also have appointments at the nearby Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and/or University of Akron. We are an integral part of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University – a program dedicated to training the next generation of physician-scientists. Total annual research expenditures at Cleveland Clinic exceed $250 million, including more than $100 million in federal funding. Our faculty publish approximately 1,300 research articles per year, many of which appear in high impact journals. The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences has expertise in all aspects of clinical research, from study design to statistical analysis and reporting.