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The Department of Psychiatry, PTSD Research Program at New York University School of Medicine would like to hire a biostatistician to fulfill the statistical needs of our program. The incumbent will work directly under the senior level Biostatistician and together they will serve as the principle data analysts for the Cohen Veterans Center. Incumbent will also advise PI and other researchers on research design issues and the use of appropriate statistical methods.
Work with senior level Biostatistician, and Sr. Database Analyst to request relevant data to program and execute data analyses
Data summary and manipulation in consultation with senior level Biostatistician, Sr. Database Analyst, and Principle Investigators, conducting statistical analyses, and reporting and interpreting of results
He/She will perform statistical analysis of medical research data, using SAS and R; generate data listings, tables, and figures from clinical data; write statistical reports for clinical studies
Facilitate the development and application of adequate statistical methods in psychiatric research
Conduct statistical analyses for research manuscripts for publication
Conduct statistical power analyses for planning research projects
Advise PI’s and research fellows on appropriate statistical methodology
Contribute to research design, methods, and results sections for research publications and grant applications
Ability to program data extraction codes and post-processing codes for data analysis in MATLAB or other computer languages
Generation of publication quality figures for presentations and journals
Other duties as assigned
Must have a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics; will consider Master Degree in Statistics or Biostatistics with at least 3 years of experience
Experience working in an academic environment
Expertise using computer statistical packages, including SPSS and SAD
Very good knowledge of SAS and R programming
Familiarity and understanding of basic research
Strong interpersonal, written/oral communication and organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Growth Curve Modeling experience
Experience in collection of data from psychophysiology experiments and questionnaires to ensure data quality control
Graduate experience in psychological and psychophysiological research
Familiarity with specialized techniques of data analysis for psychophysiological data, including time series analysis.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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