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Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Surgery: Transplant
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
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Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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It is expected that the biostatistician would be involved in developing study design protocols and using methods to analyze a variety of research data using epidemiologic and statistical methods. The applicant would assist researchers in developing appropriate study protocols and statistical analyses; manages databases, write statistical programs, and train others in the use of methods; provide epidemiologic and statistical expertise in the areas of study design and data analysis to investigators/researchers; creation of statistical graphics, and writing methods sections of reports (including peer-reviewed manuscripts in which the analyst would be acknowledged as a coauthor).


The ideal applicant would work effectively within a multidisciplinary group setting and in consultation with other biostatisticians, epidemiologists, implementation scientists, and other methodologists. The candidate would also work closely with clinical and epidemiologic investigators to determine research questions of interest, data needed to address those questions, and statistical analysis plans.




  • Develops and analyzes a variety of research data using statistical methods. Assists researchers in developing appropriate study protocols and computer analyses. Manages computer systems, writes programs, and trains others in the use of systems.
  • Provides statistical expertise in the areas of study design and data analysis to investigators/researchers interested in conducting clinical or experimental studies.
  • Works effectively within a group setting in areas of design of data collection instruments, study design, database management, statistical programming, analysis of data, statistical graphics, and writing of reports which include explanations of methods used and interpretation of results obtained.
  • Consults with investigators to determine questions of interest and data needed to address those questions.
  • Determines and carries out appropriate statistical analyses. Interprets and presents data descriptions and analysis results including the explanation of statistical techniques used, the assumptions made and the generalization of results.
  • Documents methods and results through preparation of interdepartmental memoranda and reports.
  • Performs related responsibilities as assigned.


  • A bachelor's degree in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, or a related field and two years related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have past research experience involving the application of a series ofstatistical methods in health science including multivariable regression, longitudinal data analysis, multi-level analysis, time series analysis, advanced statistical modeling, propensity score analysis, approaches for handling missing data, competing risk analysis, etiologic and risk prediction modeling, meta-analysis, etc.
  • Experience with electronic health record data and randomized pragmatic trial data considered an advantage.
  • A primary expectation will be to spend time writing peer-reviewed papers and advising affiliated faculty on methods.
  • Analysis and/or writing of several manuscripts that will be published in collaboration with Dr. Patzer and/or her staff data analysts and other post-doctoral students.
  • Mentoring by multidisciplinary faculty (including epidemiology and biostatistics faculty) available.
  • Applicants must have a master’s degree in a research program, such as public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, health services research, or a related field.
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, productive, and able to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team with the capacity to manage multiple projects and work concurrently with different internal and external stakeholders/teams.
  • The ideal candidate would have excellent analytic skills, have sufficient statistical programming experience in SAS, including an advanced certification (R and other languages considered an advantage), and be an excellent writer with proof of past productivity (e.g. coauthorship on peer-reviewed manuscripts).
  • Other qualifications such as data visualization and manipulation, longitudinal analyses, predictive modeling, SQL and AWS experience considered an advantage.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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