BIOSTATISTICIAN / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH - TIMI STUDY GROUP at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:


This position involves statistical analyses and programming of large scale international clinical trials. Qualified candidates will have advanced formal training in statistics or biostatistics including design and analysis of observational and experimental studies, and strong statistical computing skills The incumbent will work in collaboration with the Director of Biostatistics and Sr. Investigators within the TIMI Study Group to develop statistical analyses for investigational protocols. There will be the opportunity for career development with respect to authorship opportunities for journal manuscripts and abstracts/posters for professional scientific meetings


1.Collaborate with Sr. Investigators to develop and perform statistical analyses (including planning, programming, analysis, interpretation and writing of results) for investigational protocols, subgroup and post-hoc projects and registry databases ending with preparation of manuscripts, abstracts and presentations at scientific meetings.

2.Determine and/or verify correct statistical testing to be performed in each analysis request.

3.Possess a solid understanding of the purpose, objectives and goals of each trial.

4.Rearranges data in a format that allows for accurate use as well as possible integration and pooling across trials.

5.Assure the maintenance of an up-to-date electronic archive recording data requests, statistical analyses, results, and data transmissions performed.

6.Maintain department service standards as outlined in the BWH Code of Conduct

7.Performs other duties as required and as appropriate.


•Masters degree in biostatistics, statistics, or related field

•3 years of related experience

•High proficiency in statistical computing; SAS experience strongly preferred


•Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

•Possess strong analytical skills

•Ability to prioritize assignments, multi-task, make decisions based upon sound principles, and independently problem solve.

•Possess managerial skills in order to interact with both with statistical staff, Sr. Investigators and other members of the internal and external research group.

•Ability to draft plans to resolve inaccuracies or other problematic situations.

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Detail and process oriented

•Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including both long-term and short-term projects

•Ability to make decisions related to issues in the statistical group pending final approval from the Director.

•Ability to develop novel ways to coordinate, manage and report data if required by new trials.

•Demonstrated sound independent judgment and competencies in clinical research.


Busy office environment with frequent deadlines

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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