Oct 09, 2021

BIOSTATISTICIAN

  • University of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin, USA

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides biostatistical consulting and develops and contributes intellectually to study design and methodology in collaboration with physicians and scientists conducting biomedical, life sciences, clinical, and population health research. The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. POSITION DUTIES: List of Duties INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Masters degree in statistics or biostatistics or similar required. MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: New graduates are encouraged to apply. Experience using a variety of statistical and computer programming languages (e.g. SAS, STATA, R) is required. Prior experience in biomedical/clinical research is desirable. This position requires an ability to apply appropriate statistical methodology to topics within the fields of orthopedics and rehabilitation. Experience with a broad range of statistical methods and approaches are preferred - including handling longitudinal and repeated measures data, survival methods, methods for handling missing data, and generalized linear models. The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently. Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above. DEPARTMENT(S): A536100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ORTHO&REHAB/ORTHO&REHB WORK TYPE: Full Time: 100% This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION: Ongoing/Renewable SALARY: Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional/supervisor references as a part of the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. CONTACT: Clara Moen [email protected] 608-890-2629 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. ) OFFICIAL TITLE: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) EMPLOYMENT CLASS: Academic Staff-Renewable JOB NUMBER: 240508-AS   The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/ The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/. Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7). The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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