Statistician/Programmer at Information Management Services (IMS), Inc. in Rockville, Maryland

Posted in Biotechtechnology 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

As a Statistician/Programmer, you will:

  • Collaborate & support the NCI in their work studying genomics, cancer rates, determinants of cancer, cancer treatment, & prevention
  • Develop statistical methods & data analysis procedures to analyze genomic studies, observational studies, intervention, trials & laboratory studies
  • Conduct statistical analysis, interpret & publish their results
  • Work w/ cohort & case/control studies & population-based data sources to model trends in incidence, mortality & survival
  • Perform other programming & statistical analysis related duties


  • MS/PhD in Stat or related field from a U.S. DOE accredited institution w/2.9+ GPA
  • 0-5 years of experience
  • Exp. w/ genetic analysis pref.
  • Knowledge of R
  • Knowledge of software development methodology
  • Knowledge of genetic research a plus
  • Knowledge of SAS, C, C++, & other higher level programming languages pref.
  • Familiarity w/modern biostatistical analysis techniques like spatial analysis & survival analysis methods
  • Demonstrated strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to relay technical information to clients & users in layman terms
  • Demonstrated strong analytic & problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail & organization skills
  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, & work within a team
  • Strong presentation skills pref.

IMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.