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School of Medicine
New York University Langone Health

Company Information: NYU Langone Health is one of the world’s preeminent academic medical centers and one of the nation’s premier centers of excellence in health care, biomedical research, and medical education. The Department of Population Health of NYU School of Medicine comprises six core areas of research focus: biostatistics, comparative effectiveness and decision science, epidemiology, healthcare delivery science and innovation, healthful behavior change, and medical ethics. The Division of Biostatistics advances scientific knowledge to benefit individual and population by creating, disseminating, and implementing rigorous, innovative statistical methodologies across the entire spectrum of biomedical research.

Position Title: Research Scientist

Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent is responsible for day-to-day statistical operations and reports to the Director of the ZEDS Statistical and Data Coordinating Center within the Department of Population Health’s Biostatistics group. The incumbent will also serve as a liaison with the Data Core group within NYU Langone Health Research IT, and Clinical Operations staff within the Office of Science and Research (OSR) to provide biostatistical services for human subjects research studies, e.g., clinical trials and registries. Primary responsibilities include development and implementation of procedures for all aspects of study process, including systems development; development and implementation of standards; documentation; and validation of all study reports and analyses The incumbent will coordinate statistical activities with the IT and Clinical Operations staff, and have primary responsibility for assuring all systems will be able to produce reports and data in line with the statistical analysis plan developed by the lead biostatistician for the study. Further, close collaboration with the unmasked statistical staff is required to ensure that all reports and analyses are consistent.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate all aspects of reports development, data extraction, module development, and data monitoring activities with Clinical Operations Staff and statistical staff.
Oversee development, implementation, management, and archiving of supporting databases for ancillary processes including medical monitor review system and clinical event review monitoring, and other systems as needed.
Participate in study meetings as required.
Operationalize all aspects of the Statistical Analysis Plan including definitions of all derived variables for analysis and reporting; development (with staff) of statistical analysis programs (including validation); coordination of all aspects with data management staff and clinical operations to ensure consistency in all definitions and reports; and implementation of change control and documentation for Statistical Analysis Plan.
Develop and coordinate all aspects of Data Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) reporting for masked reports with unmasked statistician to ensure consistency among all reports for twice-yearly DSMC meetings.
Oversee implementation of reproducible reports for all SAS developed reports and statistical analyses for clinical operations, safety reporting, and statistical analyses with statistical staff using StatTag and Word.

Position Qualifications: • MS or PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics with minimum of 5 years of experience.
Experience as a statistician in the conduct and analysis of randomized clinical trials.
Understanding of or experience with the processes involved in the conduct of randomized clinical trials that include systems development, implementation, validation of statistical reports and analyses, and documentation requirements.
Understanding of and experience with clinical research database systems.
Knowledge of and experience in the statistical methods for the analysis of randomized clinical trial data including interim analysis procedures and statistical monitoring procedures.
Strong statistical skills as applicable to clinical trials with censored data and multiple outcomes.
Ability and experience to effectively participate as a member of a cross disciplinary team to provide statistical guidance, oversight, and coordination on a day to day basis to data management and clinical operations staff and investigators and to interface with clinical systems staff to enhance system capabilities.
Excellent programming skills in SAS. R expertise a plus.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Flexibility and skills to manage multiple priorities and coordinate staff activities across different functions as well as supervise statistical staff.
Strong sense of responsibility and understanding of accountability and deadlines.

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Application Deadline: 02/28/2018