Staff Biostatistician Job Classifications/Qualifications

Biostatistician II

Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or other highly quantitative field with excellent command of one of the following computing languages: R, Stata, or SAS (with R or Stata preferred). 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 required: experimental or study design, multiple regression, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, logistic regression, categorical data analysis, clinical trials methodology, Bayesian methods, or machine learning/bioinformatics. Training in biology or biomedical research is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.

Biostatistician III

Qualifications for Biostatistician II, plus one of the following: at least three years of experience in biostatistics after receiving masters degree in statistics or biostatistics (though two years of experience with exceptional qualifications will be considered rarely), or PhD in a closely related field. Also required is at least one of the following: expertise in research grant development, multiple scientific publications, or extensive experience in biomedical research.
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