About This Position
The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Biostatistician. Under the direction of the Analytic Project Manager(s) and Project Principal Investigators, the Biostatistician will provide statistical support for the Genetic Epidemiology Core within the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics. This entails collaborating with clinical and translation researchers on developing, implementing, and analyzing data for research studies.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Develops study design and data analysis plans
- Analyzes, evaluates and reports on complex observation research data
- Prepares results for progress reports and presentations
- Prepares results for peer-reviewed publications and being a co-author on peer-reviewed manuscripts
- Maintains and documents the studies' databases
- Presents results of statistical analyses to study investigators
- Consults with the study investigators on planning and specifying statistical analysis
- Consults on data collection methods and quality control
- Provides problem solving support for barriers to analyses and consults with other methodologists and statisticians
Master's Degree in a life science discipline, statistics, mathematics, or a closely related field of study with at least one year of relevant experience. Proficiency with statistical software packages, particularly SAS and R. Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems. Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions. Effective communication skills (both verbal and written).
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.