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Biostatistician II

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Position type: Staff Full Time/Part-Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Department of Public Health
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grant
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General Summary of Position:

Under the general direction of the Professor/Principal Investigator, the Biostatistician II is responsible for the planning, design, review, programming and implementation of special information systems activities.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Education:

  • MS in Biostatistics, Statistics, Health Economics or a related quantitative science field.

Experience:

  • 1+ years in publish health/healthcare research

Skills:

  • Proficient in programming using SAS, SAS/SQL, Stata MP, and R
  • Significant working experience in Enterprise SAS SQL
  • Knowledge of web-based database construction (e.g., REDCap)
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, necessary to interact with investigators, internal and external collaborators and team members

Additional Considerations:

  • Experience in assisting investigators with preparation of peer-reviewed publications or reports
  • Ability to travel (drive) to off-site locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with government health agencies and/or health care organizations
  • Working experiences in health care settings, knowledge of clinical operations and laboratory tests
  • Significant working experience in hospital data, clinical registries or cohort studies, and insurance claims

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

  • This position is contingent upon funding.
  • All staff must have gone through human subjects protection training, and active certification for human subject studies (e.g., CITI certificates).
  • All staff are required to interact with sponsors, clients and collaborators on and off campus as needed by the projects.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of at least three references will be required during the application process. 

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