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University of Michigan
Locations

Ann Arbor, United States

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Salary
GBP49,300.00 - $60,900.00

Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care- that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and become a victor for the greater good.

The Statistical Analysis of Biomedical and Educational Research (SABER) unit is the data coordinating center for several multi-center clinical trials and observational studies. We are a research center located within the Biostatistics Department at the School of Public Health (SPH) on Michigan's central campus. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for all members of our community. Your role will be to support statistical activities for multiple grants. Your responsibilities will involve working with investigators on the design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies. You will report to the Manager of Statistics. The position will come with excellent university benefits, competitive salary, and opportunities for career advancement and development.

SABER prides itself on fostering a collegial, open, and family-friendly work environment, and our team is fully remote. For more information on SABER, please visit: https://sph.umich.edu/saber/

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is rated the top biostatistics program in the country by the National Academies. You will have opportunities to work and grow with experts from diverse areas of biostatistics. For more information on the Biostatistics Department, please visit: https://sph.umich.edu/biostat/

Responsibilities

With guidance and oversight by senior SABER or faculty biostatisticians:

  • Collaborate on study design from a wide variety of clinical trials and observational studies perspectives, including sample size estimation and development of randomization schemes.
  • Review statistical considerations sections (including definition of subject population, endpoints, sample size) of study protocols.
  • Conduct data analyses in SAS or R, including

Prepare statistical analysis plans, including table shells
Write analysis programs
Validate analysis programs
Respond to team questions regarding analyses

  • Prepare reports for
    - Submission of abstracts and papers to scientific journals
    - For DSMB, FDA, or steering committee review
  • Implement methods to ensure the quality of study data, including participation in development of and implementation of standard operating procedures.

Required Qualifications

i. Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, public health, epidemiology, computer science, information, or related field.
ii. 1-3 years experience using statistical software for data management and statistical analysis.
iii. Experience analyzing clinical trials or observational studies
iv. Experience with data cleaning and review and implementing database quality assurance standards
v. Excellent oral and written communication skills
vi. Ability to work effectively on teams, and collaborate with SABER statisticians
vii. Able to multi-task and manage competing priorities effectively
viii. An eagerness and aptitude for learning new skills

Desired Qualifications

i. Experience with SAS, including knowledge of data step processing and macro languages

ii. Clinical research experience
iii. An understanding of ICH, GCP and FDA regulations and guidelines regarding the conduct of human subject research

Work Locations

This position may be eligible for remote and/or flexible work opportunities at the discretion of the hiring department. Flexible work agreements are reviewed annually and are subject to change dependent on the business needs of the hiring department, throughout the course of employment.

Additional Information

Michigan Public Health is seeking a dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.


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