Senior Biostatistician

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

To improve cardiovascular health through research and education

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is seeking a Senior Biostatistician to contribute to MHIF’s vision of creating a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research, education and dissemination. Now in its 35th year, MHIF is a recognized research leader in the broadest range of cardiovascular medicine and population health initiatives. Each year MHIF leads more than 175 active research projects and publishes more than 120 peer-reviewed studies. MHIF also leads cutting-edge, transformative population health research to connect, engage, inform and empower individuals and communities to improve their health. With the growth of investigator-initiated research, we are adding a Senior Biostatistician to assist physicians in analyzing and publishing their findings across the full realm of cardiovascular research. With over 120 MHIF publications per year, a statistician at MHIF can expect to publish around 10 peer-reviewed manuscripts per year.

Key responsibilities include:

Perform statistical expertise to clinical research projects.

a)            Serve as a statistical project leader, statistical consultant, and/or lead statistical analyst for randomized trials or observational studies

b)           Consults with clinical investigators to determine their needs with respect to statistical design of studies and proposes appropriate designs

c)            Writes statistical design, methods, and analysis sections including sample size and power calculation and generation of randomization schema for research proposals and grants

d)           Assists data informatics teams in the creation of logic code for systematic extractions of data from electronic medical records

e)           Recommends appropriate methodologic procedures for statistical analysis; overall descriptive statistics; exploratory data analyses, including graphs, summary statistics, and necessary transformations; and confirmatory data analyses, including statistical tests and/or models

f)             Prepares, interprets and analyzes the results of statistical analyses for interim and final reports of studies

g)            Discusses with colleagues, investigators, and supervisor the need for any additional analyses and/or special methodologic requirements

h)           Prepares written reports of statistical analyses, including relevant statistical theory, references, methods, results, and conclusions

i)             Creates figures and tables for oral and poster abstract presentations and manuscript publications

j)             Contribute to peer-reviewed articles independently, in coordination with the lead author/physician

The successful candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:

·         At least 5 years experience in research for applicants with Master’s degree in biostatistics or statistics or related field

·         At least 2 years experience in research for applicants with doctorate degree in biostatistics or statistics or related field

·         Advanced knowledge of research methods, design, and statistical evaluation for observational and randomized studies

·         Must have strong verbal and written English

·         Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines with quality

·         Familiarity with clinical trial design and analysis process

·         Computing skills (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

·         Basic knowledge of data architecture and SQL code

·         Statistical analytic software skills, knowledge of Stata and R highly desirable

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