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Research Statistician I

Company: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Location: -LOC_COLKET-Colket Translational Research - Shift: Days Employment Status: -Regular - Full Time - About Us
We're seeking breakthrough makers! Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was built on the belief that we can change lives. Today, in every role throughout our hospital, research institute and care network, the 22,000 members of our workforce are finding new ways - big and small - to make a difference for the patients and families we serve. - If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow - no matter what your role - you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP. CHOP is proud to share that we are ranked No. 1 on Forbes' 2022 list of America's Best Large Employers! Job Summary The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute is seeking research personnel with specialized training (i.e., minimum of MPH, MSc, or MS) in epidemiology and/or biostatistics to support clinical research in the area of pediatric oncology. Under the direction and guidance of the principal investigator (PI), they will assume a lead role, in providing analytic support and project coordination activities for research involving prospective data, electronic health records, large administrative and survey datasets. This role will have data management and quantitative data analysis responsibilities as well as project coordination responsibilities. Therefore, proficiency with R, SAS, and/or STATA biostatistical software is required, and 3+ years of prior experience in clinical research methods and design is preferred. The candidate will independently perform study coordination, data collection and management, and statistical analyses based on plans developed collaboratively with the research team. They will apply new epidemiologic and biostatistical techniques for ongoing projects, participate in the interpretation and reporting of study results, support the preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and contribute to the development of grant proposals for external funding. They will serve as a collaborative member of the group by supporting a variety of research initiatives and interacting with other researchers within the institution and at other institutions. About the PI: Dr. Kelly Getz is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliated faculty in the Center of Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Research and the Research Institute at CHOP. Dr. Getz's research is focused on the treatment and supportive care of children and young adults with cancer, and on understanding and balancing the associated therapeutic benefits and toxicity risks, with an emphasis in cardio-oncology. She develops and applies advanced epidemiologic methods in observational research studies that impact clinical practice. Her research aims to improve both clinical outcomes and quality of life, and addresses treatment and outcome disparities, for pediatric cancer patients across diagnoses, during treatment, and into survivorship. Dr. Getz is widely published in the fields of pediatric oncology and epidemiologic methods. Job Responsibilities

  • Independently applies logic to set up cohorts based on data 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the research group Required Education and Experience Required Education: MS biostatistics, statistics, clinical epidemiology, health services research, economics or a related field Required Experience:
    • At least one (1) year of relevant experience
    • At least three (3) years of experience in base SAS, SAS/SQL, SAS/STAT, SAS/GRAPH and SAS MACROS Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
      • MS in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, economics or related field
      • At least one (1) years of clinical research experience At least three (3) years of experience SAS, SAS/SQL, SAS/GRAPH, SAS macros Additional Technical Requirements
        • Statistical expertise 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
        • Detail-oriented with excellent validation and documentation skills
        • 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 To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. Additionally, all workforce members based in or regularly scheduled to work at any New Jersey location are mandated to be both vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, with booster timing consistent with applicable guidelines. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates. CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons. Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
          EEO / VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Keywords: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Research Statistician I, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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