Research Statistician II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

Req ID: 23599

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Statistician II 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 analyst 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

  1. Independently develops plan for statistical programming based on analysis plan as provided.
  2. Manages and manipulates data.
  3. Conducts statistical programming using statistical software.
  4. Learns and applies new statistical theory and techniques for ongoing projects or proposals.
  5. Conducts statistical analysis
  6. Supports the preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
  7. Provides leadership to team regarding data analysis.
  8. 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

  • MS biostatistics, statistics, clinical epidemiology, health services research, economics or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Statistical expertise in programming of common statistical methods in medical and clinical related research
  • 5+ year’s experience in BASE SAS, SAS/SQL, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH and SAS MACROs with problem-solving skills
  • 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
  • High-level of 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 excellent validation and documentation skills


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