Principal Statistician

Rutgers University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 65083.
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Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Principal Statistician

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department CINJ-Biometrics Overview

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Principal Statistician in Biostatistics at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The primary role of Principal Statistician is to perform statistical programming, data management, and data analysis under the direction of Biostatistics faculty members to fulfill our commitment to the research projects required by the NCI Cancer Center Supporting Grant.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Provide statistical support for research projects as directed by the faculty members of Biostatistics Shared Resource.
  • Prepare dataset appropriate for statistical data analysis, e.g., cleaning up data, merging data, and reformatting data, etc.
  • Perform statistical data analysis and statistical computing using SAS and/or R.
  • Write draft memos or reports of data analysis results.
  • Assist with writing for professional presentations and manuscripts for publication.
  • Manage and maintain study databases.
  • Generate and maintain randomization list for clinical trials.
  • Assist the faculty members at Biostatistics Shared Resource in research, grant and consulting activities.
  • Participate in statistical consulting, education, and training activities.
  • Assist projects managing and reporting for the Director of Biostatistics Shared Resource.
  • Participate lifelong learning in keeping abreast of current statistical techniques.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 25S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 65083.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 78131.000 Annual Maximum Salary 92788.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description HPAE, Local 5094 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • A Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Computational Biology, or related field.
  • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • SAS and/or R statistical programming skills are required.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong logical thinking skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently and to handle multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • One (1) or more years of practical experience with data analysis in biomedical research.
  • Experience in database management and manipulating large databases (e.g. R/tidyverse).
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise.

    Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 22ST3380

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have a Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Computational Biology, or related field or an equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training?
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