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Position TitlePhD Biostatistician

Company Information

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is an incredible opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work with an outstanding group of researchers. The Division of Pediatric Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a PhD Biostatistician. The Biostatistician will play a leadership role in study design and in the analysis and interpretation of data collected in clinical trials, prospective cohort studies, and other ongoing investigations in the Data Coordinating Centers and Intermountain Injury Control Research Center within Pediatric Critical Care. In addition to this important role on several multicenter research networks, this individual may be asked to work with study design and data interpretation for other members in the Department of Pediatrics as needed and as available (although the primary focus of this position will be within the Centers). The Biostatistician will be expected to attend regular meetings related to project-specific and Center activities. In addition to analytic services, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation/scholarly activity and administration/service.

Position Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics and experience as a biostatistician in clinical trials, cohort studies and/or research networks. Excellent communication skills with both statistical and non-statistical audiences is vital. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Research or Tenure Track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.