We look for highly motivated and qualified applicants with original views and superb communications skills to pursue excellence in research and education with our team. Candidates should be well-organized, self-motivated, analytical thinkers who can adapt to changing work environments across projects. We provide opportunities to grow in methodological research, many areas in collaborative research, and education.
Typically, a Biostatistician III:
Interacts with investigators translating scientific questions into meaningful statistically testable hypotheses. Defines the scope of work and proposes an analytical plan with a time estimate for its completion.
Provides statistical expertise in the design of complex experiments and studies, including research proposal development, sample size determination, randomization procedures, and plans for interim reviews and final analysis. Recommends appropriate statistical analyses for clinical outcomes and research questions.
Provides a variety of complex statistical analysis for projects using appropriate statistical and computing methodologies and assist in the interpretation and presentation of results.
Summarizes and interprets analysis findings for written reports and participates in writing statistical sections of manuscripts, publications, presentations, grant applications and protocols. Ensures documentation and summarization of the statistical analysis results are clear, consistent and in an organized fashion.
Reviews the integrity and statistical soundness of all studies involving human subjects or animals, by participating and advising Research Review Committees, Institutional Review Boards and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees.
Interacts and collaborates with the Clinical Research Office in the development of protocols, and the monitoring and reporting of clinical data.
Critically reviews and summarizes methods described in statistical literature. Implements methods described in the statistical literature into operational computer applications using appropriate programming languages.
Participates in professional meetings to assure positive representation at local, national and international levels.
Educates others about biostatistics through mentoring of and teaching colleagues, investigators, fellows, and graduate students. Be capable of organizing and teaching formal biostatistics courses, inter-disciplinary courses, continuing education courses, and seminars.
Interacts with investigators and database architects in the development of complex research databases by providing statistical expertise.
About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. With pioneering medical research achievements, education programs defining the future of healthcare, and wide-ranging community benefit activities, we are setting new standards for quality and innovation in patient care.
Master's Degree in Statistics or Biostatistics, or related field with emphasis in Mathematics. REQUIRED
Five (5) years of experience in a specific research field. Thorough and advanced knowledge of biostatistics applied to research, with a record of peer-reviewed publications. REQUIRED
Minimum of three (3) years in programming, analyzing and database management in a research environment. Thorough knowledge of biostatistical computer programs, such as R and SAS. REQUIRED
Internal Number: 20001998
About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. With pioneering medical research achievements, education programs defining the future of healthcare, and wide-ranging community benefit activities, we’re setting new standards for quality and innovation in patient care.
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