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Biostatistician

Company Information

Located in Memphis, TN

St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Biostatistician is responsible for:
Assisting in the analyses of research studies by using appropriate statistical methods and/or mathematical techniques
Meeting with clinicians, scientists and other research personnel to discuss research projects, goals and hypotheses
Providing support for statistical analyses by extracting data and ensuring accurate data files
Using statistical software packages (e.g., SAS and/or R) to write computer programs to analyze data
Preparing memoranda to effectively document data issues, statistical methodology, and analysis results and interpretations, including results in tabular and graphical forms
Assisting investigators with abstract and manuscript development to disseminate research results
Duties are performed under the guidance of a faculty member.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Education:
Master's Degree in biostatistics, applied statistics, or related field

Minimum Experience:
Minimum of two (2) years of work experience consistent with that expected of the Statistical Analyst position

Required Credentials:
Knowledge of statistical methods
Knowledge of statistical software such as SAS, R, StatXact, etc.
Strong oral and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate statistical methodology and results to non-statisticians
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a professional manner