Title: Research Biostatistician I
Location: Upper East Side
Org Unit: Paul J Christos Lab
Exemption Status: Exempt
Under close direction, performs clinical and health services research by
conducting sophisticated statistical analysis for a variety of projects. This
role contributes to the advancement of research both scientifically and
statistically. Scientifically, this position assists faculty in the
development of study design, evaluation tools and methods associated with
various projects. Statistically, this position collaborates and advises
faculty on most appropriate statistical methods to apply to research design
and outcomes analysis. The Research Biostatistician I also has opportunities
for authorship on publications stemming from his/her work.
Responsible for database design programming, database management and
assistance with study design.
Analyzes health care data and health care claims data using basic and
advanced statistical methodologies, interprets results for investigators,
and prepares reports.
Writes program code to analyze data using statistical analysis software.
Develops and implements data analysis algorithms.
Prepares statistical data for inclusion in reports to data monitoring
committees, federal regulatory agencies, and study sponsors (federal and
non-federal). Draws conclusions or make predictions based on data
summaries or statistical analysis.
Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of statistical input into reports
and decisions. Identifies and corrects flaws in interpretation of results,
inconsistency in presentation or inference.
Makes recommendations for appropriate statistical analyses and design to
investigators and study team.
Contributes to teaching biostatistical methodology to medical students,
residents, fellows and other staff.
Collaborates on grants, presentations and manuscripts submitted for
Approximately 1-2 years biostatistical consulting experience, either within
the academic curriculum or as part of a consulting service unit.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Expertise in basic and advanced statistical analyses
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's
committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the
education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our
doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill
Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician
Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge
research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and
prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's
scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of
collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar,
where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in
Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve
communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive
care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-
Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At
Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just
their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible
care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine
is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides
equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to
race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age,
religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.