Research Statistician I - Division of Orthopedic Surgery - Children's Surgical Associates

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_WOOD_CTR-Wood Building 

Req ID: 116913

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

This role independently creates data programming plan based on analysis plan as provided. Manages and manipulates data; performs statistical programming; learns and applies new statistical theory and techniques for ongoing projects or proposals; conducts statistical analyses; and supports the preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals. The role works closely with senior statisticians in developing analytic plans and applying new and existing statistical methods. Reviews new research plans for statistical appropriateness and feasibility and gives guidance to junior level investigators on research statistical design methods.

Job Responsibilities

  • Independently develops plan for statistical programming based on analysis plan as provided.
  • Manages and manipulates data.
  • Conducts statistical programming using statistical software.
  • Learns and applies new statistical theory and techniques for ongoing projects or proposals.
  • Conducts statistical analysis
  • Supports the preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Provides leadership to team regarding data analysis.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the research group

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s degree


Required Experience:

  • One (1) year of relevant statistical research experience
  • Three (3) years of experience in base SAS, SAS/SQL, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH or SAS MACROS

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics, clinical epidemiology, health services research, economics or a related field

Preferred Experience:

  • Three (3) years of relevant statistical research experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Statistical experience in programming of common statistical methods in medical and clinical related research
  • Familiar with database utilization in statistical analysis, like MS Access, FileMaker Pro, Oracle, MS SQL server
  • Familiar with both UNIX system and Windows OS system
  • Strong personal initiative; ability to work independently as well as collaborate in teams and with people from all business areas
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly
  • Detail-oriented with strong validation and documentation skills


All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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Denise Cundo, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager

3401 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104 




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