Biostatistician

Clearance Level
None
Category
Data Analysis
Location
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ72206

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Biostatistician in support of the Naval Medical Research Center Infectious Disease Directorate (NMRC IDD). The mission of the NMRC IDD is to research and develop countermeasures to protect Navy and Marine Corps personnel against infectious agents of military importance. This position would provide support to the NMRC IDD Wound Infections Department. The Biostatistician assists in the development of research protocols and study design to ensure scientific merit and statistical validity, conducts statistical analysis of pre-clinical research data, and provides outreach and guidance to investigators.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the scientific merit and statistical validity of research protocols.
  • Review protocols and grant applications to optimize study design, enhance competitiveness of submissions, and ensure validity of research results.
  • Provide statistical consultations to researchers.
  • Foster growth and expertise to improve the quality of research design the integrity of data collection, and the accuracy of the results in presentations and publications.
  • Support up to date institutional policies for research review and approval, research execution, and publications clearance to comply with local, federal and DoD regulations.
  • Solve technical problems arising within the mission scope, analyze data from audits and protocols; prepare reports; communicate results with suggested corrective actions to the research team; communicate findings to research review boards, department heads, and regulatory offices.
  • Recommend statistical methods based on a wide variety of possible approaches; research compliance issues; originate approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments, contribute to SOPs guiding investigators and review boards.

Required skills:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 2+ experience in biostatistics/statistics developing research protocols and study design
  • Experience conducting statistical analysis of research data
  • Experience using R for biostatistical analysis required
  • Previous experience supporting protocol-driven pre-clinical research experimental design required
  • Understanding of biomedical literature/terminology
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable NACLC T3 security investigation

Preferred skills:

  • Masters degree
  • Experience conducting statistical analysis of pre-clinical research data, and provides outreach and guidance to investigators


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