Statistician 2 – Rush Preventative Medicine

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Website Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center

Company : Rush University Medical Center

Country: United States

Location : Chicago, Illinois

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Job Title:Statistician 2 – Rush Preventative Medicine
Department:Preventive Medicine
Job Number:2021-2661
Date Posted:07/29/2021
Position Type:Research


At Rush University Medical Center, we are committed to advancing scientific medical knowledge through research. Are you looking to be a part of the exciting, always evolving and expanding new developments in research at Rush?
We are seeking a highly motivated full-time Statistician 2 to join our innovative Preventative Medicine department at Rush University Medical Center!
Flexible work arrangements included!
General Summary:
The Statistician 2 works closely with other members of the Data Management Center to provide statistical support to research investigators in the Department of Preventive Medicine (PVM). The individual performs statistical analysis and data management for ongoing research projects to summarize results, produce reports, and present them at meetings with investigators. Additionally, the individual assists in designing studies, developing study protocols, writing scientific manuscripts, and preparing grant submissions. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:
Develop and document computer programs to manage, summarize, maintain, and describe scientific data resulting from biomedical research studies. Most programs will be written in the SAS programming language and executed on a PC.
Write and run SAS programs (including macros) to prepare descriptive summaries (frequencies, lists, plots) of database files and reports for multiple entities (i.e. study executive meetings, operations committees, Data Safety Monitoring Boards, Government Oversight or Funder, Institutional Review Boards); examine data to identify potential data inconsistencies.
Develop and interface with SQL databases.
Prepare clear written documentation of databases, methods, programs, outputs, and results.
Prepare clear and written summaries of analyses for other research faculty and staff.
Continue to learn to use and apply new statistical techniques necessary to meet the demands of research studies.
Monitor data collection and institutes procedures to assure data quality.
Conduct statistical analysis and prepare results for conference presentations and peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Assist in conducting sample size and power calculations for grant proposals.
Assist in writing study protocols.
Provide mentorship and guidance to more junior statisticians.

Position Requirements:
Required qualifications:
Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Statistics.
5 years of experience performing statistical analysis of biomedical or social science data.
Knowledge with linear and logistic regression, longitudinal analysis and survival analysis methods.
Strong analytical skills.
Proficiency with SAS programming. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point).
Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
Detailed oriented and careful attention to accuracy.
Ability to function effectively within a team environment.
Self-directed. Must be able to work independently.
Able to prioritize workload and be self-directed.
Preferred qualifications:
Knowledge and experience with REDCap & Snap Surveys.
Prior experience with academic research, particularly behavioral clinical trials and observational studies.
Knowledge and experience working with data from ecological momentary assessments (EMA) studies.

Company Highlights:
Rush was recently ranked among the top 20 hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the US in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) has awarded Rush full accreditation for three years. Rush is one of the first academic medical centers in Illinois to receive this accreditation.
As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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