Biostatistician - NIH

Employer
Kelly Services
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
86588294
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Biostatistician at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MDThis is a long-term contract position which offers:+ Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package+ Optional health, vision, and dental plans+ Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.+ Access to NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiativesTASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:+ **Assists in performing a variety of data management and analytical tasks and organizing complex, large-scale datasets.**+ Provide biostatistical expertise for the research study+ Analyze, interpret, communicate and document epidemiologic data and results+ Communicate research findings, disseminate public information and respond to relevant inquiries+ Provide analytic results using standard statistical procedures, including descriptive statistics, rate standardization, stratification of data and model building logistic regression, conditional logistic regression, Cox regression using SAS, Stata, Epicure, and similar statistical software programs+ Collaborate and work with a team of researchers to develop, iterate and execute innovative strategies for genomic data integration and modeling prediction+ **Utilizes statistical software packages to manage, maintain and analyze large, complex statistical datasets.**+ Work with branch staff and research training fellows to provide statistical support for studies based on existing data sets; work with staff to assemble data sets for these purposes+ Perform descriptive and missing data analysis+ Applies a variety of data reduction techniques+ **Documents analyses performed and prepares progress reports summarizing results.**+ Prepare summaries and reports for staff review+ Write statistical sections in manuscripts; work with research staff to interpret referees' comments on manuscripts+ Provide description of statistical methods in manuscripts; work with research staff to respond to and interpret referees' comments+ **Performs a variety of data management and analytical tasks and organizing complex, large-scale datasets.**+ Provide biostatistical expertise for the research study+ Analyze, interpret, communicate, and document epidemiologic data and results+ Communicate research findings, disseminate public information and respond to relevant inquiries+ Provide analytic results using standard statistical procedures, including descriptive statistics, rate standardization, stratification of data and model building logistic regression, conditional logistic regression, Cox regression using SAS, Stata, Epicure, and similar statistical software programs+ **Conducts statistical analyses on completed and ongoing studies utilizing a wide range of standard and non-standard statistical software packages for all projects.**+ Participate in and contribute to different aspects of the research study through study planning, decision-making, problem-solving and strategic analysis+ Present data: prepare charts, tables, and graphs, using software such as PowerPoint, Excel, Stata, Sigma plot, or Origin that can be used for scientific monographs, book chapters, and professional presentations including poster and oral presentations+ Write code to execute data analysis, visualize and provide interpretation and context to results of analysis+ Perform descriptive and missing data analysis+ Applies a variety of data reduction techniques+ Perform data cleaning identifying and correcting data entry errors and or missing values and data transformation creating and categorizing variables and imputing data+ **Reviews and summarizes relevant literature and other sources to develop analytical plans.**+ Stay abreast of relevant science and current research, as well as relevant regulatory and policy-related issues+ Consult with staff on the application of statistical methods to address the key study scientific aims of the study+ Provide literature review related to analyses used in comparable studies+ **Learns and applies new statistical methods and software packages and provides consultation and training to other analysts and staff.**+ Integrate data from multiple sources into SAS data sets+ Develop and implement new research and study designs using appropriate statistical methods+ Provide consultation on use of statistical methods and software packages to other staff+ Research and analyze new developments in biostatistical methods and applicationsREQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:+ Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or a related discipline+ Excellent Stata or SAS programming skills, with a strong ability to manage and manipulate complex, large-scale data sets+ Experience in longitudinal data analysis and multi-level modeling+ Experience in the field of public health+ Knowledge of clinical and translational research, clinical trials and related researchPLEASE APPLY ONLINEWhen you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you aren't contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients.We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's next.It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.**Why Kelly** **(R)** **?**Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly(R) Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It's just another way we make the job search work for you.**About Kelly** **(R)**At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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