The USC Keck School of Medicine - Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimerâs Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials. The ATRI Biostatistics Section provides the Biostatistics leadership for all clinical trials managed by ATRI.
This Biostatistician I will join a well-established group of statisticians and actively contribute to the Instituteâs work on clinical research. As a member of the biostatistics team, this individual will apply a variety of intermediate and advanced statistical and data preparation techniques to promote the reporting, analysis, and interpretation of data arising from research studies conducted by the ATRI. Duties include statistical programming, contributing to the quality assurance of statistical analyses, writing methods and analysis descriptions in formal reports, communicating with collaborators, and organizing and maintaining confidential project materials. A successful ATRI Biostatistician is a team player who develops a deep understanding of each clinical trial and our trial responsibilities and has the ability to take on increasing responsibility at the Institute.
Education and Experience
Masterâs degree in biostatistics or statistics
1-2 years of working experience with sustained excellent performance post degree
Excellent R programming skills
Thorough knowledge of standard and advanced statistical methods
Must have experience with clinical trials and longitudinal data
Ability to direct and promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting
Demonstrated initiative and motivation
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Excellent organizational skills
The ability to recognize, adapt and adjust to changing priorities
Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others
Location: San Diego, CA
Minimum Education: Master's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience in Biostatistics , Statistics or related field . Experience with SAS, R or STATA.
Internal Number: REQ20070531
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