The Henry M. Jackson foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine is seeking a Biostatistician for the Division of Military Epidemiology and Population Sciences within the John P. Murtha Cancer Center Research Program (MCCRP) located in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCCRP.
The Biostatistician will be responsible for the processing and manipulation of research data from various resources; perform data analysis tasks including data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis; help write scientific reports and papers as needed; and provide support in statistical analysis and computer programming.
Process and manipulate research data in data quality evaluation and assurance, data query and recoding, and statistical analysis, using computer programs
Provide expertise in SAS programming and other data/statistical programming to support data management and analysis for research projects and collaborations
Perform complex data consolidation and statistical/epidemiological analysis
Conduct literature review and result evaluation for research projects
Write progress reports and scientific papers for presentation and/or publication.
Provide statistical support as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Advanced knowledge and experience in data processing and manipulation; advanced knowledge and experience in using SAS statistical software to perform various data processing and analysis tasks; knowledge in biostatistics and epidemiologic study design; excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience in using large medical records data and using other statistical and database management software packages such as SPSS, R, ACCESS is a plus
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master degree in biostatistics, health service, or epidemiology with extensive experience using SAS programming language
Minimum Experience: At least three years of working experience in data management and data analysis.
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of working on computers
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Must be a US citizen due to the requirement in the access to some DoD databases.
Work Environment: Office environment
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.
About Henry M. Jackson foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
HJF is a private, not-for-profit organization providing scientific and project management support to nearly 500 research and clinical investigation projects. We advance medical research and education at the Uniformed Services University and in the military medical community by providing scientific and management services to improve health worldwide.