Staff Biostatistician Job Classifications/Qualifications

The following job descriptions have been edited by HR based on Department of Biostatistics drafts.

Biostatistician II - Suggested Posting Format:

Job Description: This position will apply a variety of intermediate and advanced statistical techniques and technical skills independently and/or as a member of a research team to promote the collection, analysis and interpretation of data arising from research studies in an academic research program.

Minimum Requirements: This position requires a Masterís degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or other highly quantitative field with excellent command of one of the following computing languages: R, Stata, or SAS. Preferred computing languages are R or Stata.

Experience is preferred in at least one other language from the following: R, Stata, SQL, Perl, Python, Ruby, C, C++, or SAS.

Training or significant experience in 5 of the following statistical areas is needed: experimental or study design multiple regression longitudinal data analysis survival analysis logistic regression categorical data analysis clinical trials methodology Bayesian methods machine learning/bioinformatics

Training in biology or biomedical research is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.

Additional Information: Salary is dependent upon education and experience.

Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.

Vanderbilt is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and Vanderbilt policy, smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on Vanderbilt property.

Applications must be received by MM/DD/YEAR to be considered.



Biostatistician III - Suggested Posting Format:

Job Description: This position will supervise a research team in the application of intermediate and advanced statistical techniques and technical skills to promote the collection, analysis and interpretation of data arising from research studies in an academic research program.

Minimum Requirements: This position requires a Masterís degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or other highly quantitative field and at least 24 months of experience in biostatistics after receiving masterís degree in statistics or biostatistics or PhD in a closely related field. Expertise in one of the following is also required: research grant development, multiple scientific publications, or extensive experience in biomedical research.

This position also requires an excellent command of one of the following computing languages: R, Stata, or SAS. Preferred computing languages are R or Stata.

Experience is preferred in at least one other language from the following: R, Stata, SQL, Perl, Python, Ruby, C, C++, or SAS.

Training or significant experience in 5 of the following statistical areas is needed: experimental or study design multiple regression longitudinal data analysis survival analysis logistic regression categorical data analysis clinical trials methodology Bayesian methods machine learning/bioinformatics

Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.

Additional Information: Salary is dependent upon education and experience.

Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.

Vanderbilt is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and Vanderbilt policy, smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on Vanderbilt property.

Applications must be received by MM/DD/YEAR to be considered.
Topic revision: r11 - 26 Apr 2013, JohnBock
 

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