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Position Definition: 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.
Essential Functions: * 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
Job Requirements: * 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 Preferred: * 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.NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
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