Senior Biostatistician

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Grady Hospital

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Seeking a highly motivated MS biostatistician to join a productive biostatistical team in the Infectious Diseases Division including one PhD biostatistician, staff biostatistician, student interns, and an information analyst.  The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively as a team member of a large women’s health and HIV research group, think critically about assigned projects, perform a wide variety of biostatistical analyses, assist with grant proposals, communicate methods and results to statistical and non-statistical audiences, and work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously. Many projects have short timelines so organizational and time management skills are desired. Candidate will work closely with biostatistical team on assigned projects.



  • Develops and analyzes a variety of research data using statistical methods.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest statistical modeling and computing tools.
  • Participates in the development and selection of appropriate statistical methods and tests, sample size calculations and creation of randomization schedules.
  • Prepares statistical method sections for inclusion in study protocols.
  • Develops and validates statistical programs to support statistical analyses.
  • Provides interpretations of statistical results, and prepares the relevant statistical sections for study reports.
  • Creates and maintains biostatistical documentation, including descriptions of methods, SAS programs and results.
  • Reviews and audits statistical analysis plans, SAS programs, and statistical reports including tables, listings, and figures.
  • Provides guidance to more junior biostatisticians.
  • Provides support and serves as a resource to biostatisticians, programmers, and data analysts.
  • Assists researchers in developing appropriate study protocols and computer analyses.
  • 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.
  • Performs related responsibilities as assigned.


  • A master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, or a related field and three years of experience as a biostatistician, preferably in an academic setting, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
  • Proficiency in modern high level statistical languages such as S-PLUS or SAS and in database management.


  • Experience working with complex projects (multisite, large number and variety of data sources, etc.) desired
    Many projects have short timelines so organizational and time management skills are desired.\
  • Candidate will work closely with biostatistical team on assigned projects.
  • MS in Biostatistics with experience performing collaborative biostatistics in an academic setting, especially in the areas of women’s health and/or HIV.
  • Experience analyzing longitudinal data from a variety of studies (small pilot, large multi-site study) strongly preferred.
  • SAS proficiency required, proficiency in other statistical programs (such as R) and REDCap desirable.


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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