Statistician

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 10, 2022

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Discipline
Physical Sciences, Statistics
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other
Organization Type
Academia
Summary

Seeking to hire an entry-level biostatistician/statistician to join the behavioral and physical activity research group in the Biostatistics and Data Research unit, Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC). A large part of this role will be working in predictive and/or machine learning statistics.

This is an onsite role.

Job Duties

  • Performs duties under the guidance and supervision of a senior biostatistician
  • Assists senior biostatisticians in performing mathematical statistical work covering a variety of statistical methods, background research, and analysis
  • Apply basic data analytical techniques including descriptive summaries, data visualization, and basic modeling approaches, including but not limited to t-test, ANOVA, their non-parametric analogues, chi-square, correlation, and regression
  • Implements data management tasks and study documentation procedures
  • Assists faculty conducting background research and methods development
  • Assists with interpretation of results including significant factors, relationships, and trends
  • Writes technical reports on findings of statistical investigations
  • Assists with dissemination of mathematical or statistical concepts to non-statistical audience


Technical Requirements:
  • Stay current with knowledge related to the analytical methods needed to analyze different types of data formats and structures
  • Stay current with statistical programing and ability to use different software to address the increasing complexity of health-related data
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative data to discover, validate, and enhance the Biostatistics and Data Research unit to benefit the CNRC research and methods development portfolio
  • Participates in research and evaluation studies to develop methodology by refining current methods, integrating different methods, or creating novel methods
  • Apply measurement and analytical best practices to solve real world statistical challenges
  • Conduct literature reviews pertinent to study design or statistical concepts


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, MIS, or related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Math, Statistics, Data Science, Experimental Design, Economics, or related field with 2+ years of applied experience or a Master degree with 1+ years of applied experience in one or more of these fields
  • Fluent with data and data structures from various sources; able to conduct quality control, query, analyze, and report results to answer relevant research questions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge in predictive and/or machine learning statistics including, but not limited to multi-level regression, semi-parametric models, latent variable modeling, and multivariate analysis
  • Comfortable with joining interdisciplinary project teams and provide technical support


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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