Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Data Analyst/Biostatistician II to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) within the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). This position is located at the CSTS Office in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CSTS. US Citizenship is required for this position.
The Center’s work addresses a wide scope of trauma and disaster exposure and their outcomes, including posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide, depression, and grief. The Center works in a public health framework and has substantial “big data” projects. Responsibilities are to provide biostatistical support for clinical and/or laboratory research. This involves performing statistical analysis on data collected from clinical trials and/or research studies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of statistics and study design; proficiency in SAS, including programming and use of statistical procedures; knowledge of databases and other software such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access 2003 and 2007; experience in data management, statistical analysis of longitudinal or repeated measurement data; ability to communicate effectively; excellent writing skills; knowledge of qualitative data analytic procedures preferred but not required. Excellent leadership and management skills in order to assist senior scientists in management of the data analytic team.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master’s or Doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Measurement, or related field.
Minimum Experience: 2 to 5 years of academic or clinical research-related experience.
Physical Capabilities: Extended periods of sitting.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Supervises support staff, including Research Assistants, in preparing data analytic output for presentation.
Work Environment: Office or laboratory environment.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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.