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BIOSTATISTICAL ANALYST / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH SURGERY at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Biostatistical Analyst manages, coordinates, and performs data- and programming-related activities for health services research studies examining the science of surgical care delivery. Functioning very independently and under the general direction of the Principal Investigator, performs complex statistical analyses of health services data often involving cleaning and merging of large administrative datasets. May identify, develop, and implement new computational techniques.

* Under general supervision of the Principal Investigator, applies, researches, and develops statistical models for analysis, inference, and prediction from a variety of large data bases.

* In collaboration with investigators and trainees, contributes to scientific literature, reports, journals and presentations.

* Assists in orientation and training of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other personnel as needed.

* Participate as a collaborator in the preparation and dissemination of research findings through presentation and publication in scientific journals.

Database administration responsibilities:

* Maintain data security and compliance in adherence to Partners Data and Research computing standards for DUAs, IRBs, Data Storage, etc.

* Addition database responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Acquire potential data sources and follow-on steps of cleaning, aggregating and importing data from a variety of sources

* Analyze data quality and recommendations for remediation of quality issues

* Manage reviews of all data includes data collected via surveys and other mechanisms

Other duties as assigned
Masters degree in quantitative field such as statistics, biostatistics, or epidemiology.
Strong academic credentials required. (MPH with concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics is acceptable with appropriate post-graduate experience.)

This position is a good fit for someone with 0-2* years of research experience in analysis of complex health services-related datasets.

*Preference 2 years of experience


Strong theoretical statistical background and data analysis skills.
Substantial experience applying sophisticated statistical methods to analyze complex datasets.
Solid data analysis programming skills using STATA, SAS and/or R.
Excellent time management/organizational skills.
Excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team setting.
High degree of initiative and ability to persevere on challenging research problems.
Willingness to seek and accept guidance from senior personnel, as needed.

Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.