Biostatistician

Updated: December 4, 2018
Job ID: 214444
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Rockville, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

The Henry M. Jackson foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine is seeking a Biostatistician for the Division of Military Epidemiology and Population Sciences within the John P. Murtha Cancer Center Research Program (MCCRP) located in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCCRP. 

The Biostatistician will be responsible for the processing and manipulation of research data from various resources; perform data analysis tasks including data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis; help write scientific reports and papers as needed; and provide support in statistical analysis and computer programming.  

Responsibilities: 

  1. Process and manipulate research data in data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis, using computer programs
  2. Provide expertise in SAS programming and other data/statistical programming to support data management and analysis for research projects and collaborations
  3. Perform complex data consolidation and statistical/epidemiological analysis 
  4. Conduct literature review and result evaluation for research projects 
  5. Write progress reports and scientific papers for presentation and/or publication.  
  6. Provide statistical support as needed.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Advanced knowledge and experience in data processing and manipulation; advanced knowledge and experience in using SAS statistical software to perform various data processing and analysis tasks; knowledge in biostatistics and epidemiologic study design; excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience in using large medical records data and using other statistical and database management software packages such as SPSS, R, ACCESS is a plus

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Master degree in biostatistics, health service, or epidemiology with extensive experience using SAS programming language

Minimum Experience:   At least three years of working experience in data management and data analysis.

Physical Capabilities:   Requires long periods of working on computers

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:  Must be a US citizen due to the requirement in the access to some DoD databases.

Work Environment: Office environment

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
 

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