Applied Statistics, Biometrics/biostatistics, Data analysis/processing
The Division of Biostatistics and Study Methodology at Children’s National Medical Center and the GWU Department of Pediatrics seeks a biostatistician to join our team at the Assistant or Associate level. The successful candidate will participate in the following:
Study Design Support
Support investigators with the development of study aims and research hypotheses.
Provide design suggestions and alternatives to investigators for answering their aims including assessment of appropriateness and feasibility.
Participate in grant writing as a collaborator with the principal investigator and write the statistical considerations section of a grant or a statistical core for larger grants such as program projects or center grants
Develop the statistical considerations and analysis methods and the sample size considerations for a study. May supervise a staff statistician for actual calculations.
Guide the data management team regarding proposed study in terms of database design.
Review electronic case report form design to ensure that all evaluations in the study are being captured correctly in the case report forms.
Develop the detailed statistical analysis plan (SAP) based on the Division's Standard Operating Procedure for all studies requiring a plan.
Perform or oversee a staff biostatistician performing statistical analyses and produce graphs.
Summarize results and write technical reports to be provided to investigators, as well as write applicable sections (methods, results) for papers.
Assist investigators with the implementation of analysis plans and the interpretation of results in preparation for publications of research findings.
Collaborate in producing manuscripts and conference presentations.
Develop new methods or new applications for existing methods and new research, independently or collaboratively with other methodologists.
Present in regional or national/international conferences in biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trials, or public health
Minimum Education PhD
Specific Requirements and Preferences Doctoral degree level training in statistics, biostatistics, or epidemiology
Minimum Work Experience 3 Year(s)
Specific Requirements and Preferences At least 3+ years' experience in each of these areas: Grant Development, Methodological Support of all facets of clinical research, Data analysis, and Scientific Publication.
About Children's National Medical Center
The Division of Biostatistics and Study Methodology is part of the Children’s Research Institute at Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC, and is comprised of PhD level faculty and Master’s degree-trained biostatisticians and data managers.
Our mission is to provide investigators with comprehensive support to plan, implement and analyze studies requiring quantitative methods and sophisticated data management.