University of Pennsylvania BIOSTATISTICIAN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 06-29738

Posted Job Title BIOSTATISTICIAN

School Name School of Nursing

Org Office of Nursing Research

Posted to the Web 08/24/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 028

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8 am - 5 pm

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is dedicated to changing the world through leadership in the science and practice of nursing since 1886. We were the first to offer an Ivy League nursing education for all three professional nursing degrees – baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral. The research we conduct defines the course of healthcare practice around the globe. Our students learn from the foremost leaders in nursing science. We offer a unique work environment for our employees who are inspired to be part of an organization that ‘Cares to Change the World’. Join us to become part of a vibrant community of outstanding scholars, highly talented staff and the best and the brightest students. http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/

Duties

Staff-level Biostatistician supporting School of Nursing Studies. Write statistical methods and power analysis sections for grant proposals. Generate statistical analyses to support doctoral student and faculty research. Engage in sophisticated data wrangling, including claims data. Conduct appropriate statistical analyses using statistical languages (Stata, SAS, R, SPSS), including summarizing and disseminating analytic findings. Lead and mentor BECCA interns in tasks involving statistical programming, data management, and the application of statistical methods. Research and apply novel analytic and statistical methods as appropriate. Write and edit statistical methods sections for abstract and manuscript submissions.

Qualifications

M.S. in Statistics/Biostatistics with 2-3 years of work experience and relevant programming experience in Stata, SAS, R, and SPSS required. Experience using logistic regression, Poisson regression, GEE modeling and mixed effects regression desired. Experience and expertise is required in categorical data analysis, longitudinal data analysis using mixed effects modeling and GEE modeling, propensity score modeling, non-linear distributed lag analysis, survival analysis, structural equation modeling, path analysis, and regression and decision tree modeling. Knowledge of high-dimensional data analysis techniques preferred. Demonstrated record of collaborative research and contributions to manuscript writing, demonstrated ability to analyze longitudinal observational studies. Excellent written and interpersonal skills needed.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/39618

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Applicant Documents

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  • Resume

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