Biostatistician (50% FTE)
Company: Stanford Medicine
Posted on: May 15, 2022
The Stanford Pain Division in the Department of Anesthesiology,
Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a
full-time Biostatistician 2 to be with some independence, consult
with investigators to refine research questions, define hypotheses,
design studies and devise analysis plans. Work with senior
statistician(s) to implement analysis plan and publish findings.
Present results orally to clinical investigators. Provide guidance
to clinical investigators on design and analysis issues.
The Stanford Division of Pain Medicine merges the tripartite
mission of clinical care, education, and research to advance the
frontier of pain management and for those dealing with acute or
chronic pain problems. The focus of the Stanford Division of Pain
Medicine is the treatment of the entire patient to enable them to
liver their fullest life, education of the next generation of pain
physicians and healthcare leaders, and pursuing cutting edge
research. If you are interested in joining a internationally
recognized Pain Medicine program, please apply and take part in our
- Design study with an emphasis on clinical trials data.
Collaborate with content experts to understand data and build
appropriate statistical models to understand the data. Perform
modeling building, statistical estimation, statistical inference,
and modeling fitting diagnostics using off-the-shelf and
custom-coded statistical programs in R or SAS
- Develop and implement protocol for quality control. Oversee
data cleaning and data management of multiple datasets
- Create analytic files with detailed documentation.
- Select appropriate statistical tools for addressing a given
- Implement data analysis through statistical programming.
Generation of descriptive summary statistics, generation of
presentation- and publication-quality charts and tables
- Present results for investigators using graphs and tables. Run
preliminary analyses for PIs and summarize findings through various
- Summarize findings orally and in written form. Communicate
statistical model assumptions, parameter estimate interpretations,
and statistical inferential conclusions to both technical and
- Participate in the preparation of papers for publication.
Prepare and finalize data tables, figures, methods and results
sections for manuscripts.
- Consult with investigators on appropriate statistical
approaches to data analyses; assist in study design and proposal
- Mentor collaborators in areas of experimental design, quality
control, and statistical analysis. Offer statistical advice and
consultation to PIs and collaborators
- Develop oral and written dissemination of findings for
conference presentations and peer-reviewed journal articles.
- Oversee lower-level staff on issues related to quality control
and creation of analysis files.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
- Experience in analyzing data for NIH-funded clinical
- Proficient in Perl, Python, or other scripting languages for
- Skills in statistical estimation, statistical inference, and
modeling fitting diagnostics.
- Proficient in R or SAS.
- Knowledge of non-parametric statistics, Bayesian methods, and
small sample size methods.
- 2 year of experience doing collaborative biostatistics.
- 2 years of experience manipulating large databases
- Experience in an academic institution, or academic hospital
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or related field and
at least 3 years of experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Experience in analyzing data for NIH-funded clinical
- Proficient in at least two of R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA.
- Skills in descriptive analysis, modeling of data, and graphic
- Outstanding ability to communicate technical information to
both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Demonstrated excellence in at least one area of expertise,
which may include coordinating studies; statistical methodology
such as missing data, survival analysis, statistical genetics, or
informatics; statistical computing; database design (e.g.,
expertise in RedCAP or MySQL); graphical techniques (e.g.,
expertise in Illustrator).
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, seated work and
use light/fine grasping.
- Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp
lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone,
sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that
weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Frequently sitting.
- Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential
functions of his or her job.
- May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or
business cycle needs.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford
University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply
to all university employees, including those working remotely in
the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more
about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff,
- Schedule: Part-time
- Job Code: 5522
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: I
- Department URL: http://med.stanford.edu/anesthesia/
- Requisition ID: 93416 As an organization that receives federal
funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement
that will apply to all university employees, including those
working remotely in the United States and applicable
subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines
for Stanford University Staff, please visit
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