The HSS Department of Medicine Biostatistician provides comprehensive methodologic and analytic support to clinical and basic scientists of the Division of Rheumatology at the Hospital for Special Surgery in the area of research. Under the direct supervision of the Physician-in-Chief, the candidate will provide study design and statistical analysis support to clinical scientists throughout the institution.
The successful candidate should possess a terminal degree, Master’s degree or higher in statistics or related filed, such as biostatistics. At least 2 years of work experience and/or research experience in a clinical setting is required. The candidate should have the ability to interpret technical medical data and generate sound recommendations to support clinical research efforts. Experience in musculoskeletal research preferred.
The successful candidate should possess good organization skills, time management skills, and the ability to manage several concurrent tasks. Complete proficiency in Microsoft Office and a statistical software package is mandatory. Candidate should have knowledge of appropriate statistical analysis for clinical research studies.
Excellent oral and written communications skills are paramount due to the large number of professional interactions that will be required for this position. Experience working with physicians is preferred.