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02/01/2018
Manager Biostatistics
Aurora health Care

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Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer and maintain an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce.

Position Title: Manager Biostatistics – Aurora Research Institute

Duties and Responsibilities: At Aurora Health Care we pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Manages internal staff and outside consultants to effectively provide statistical project support to investigators and project teams. Acts as a subject matter expert in respective field, provides peer review of biostatistics work, and maintains statistical and analytical integrity of studies. Maintains department specific processes and implements strategies to increase department productivity and quality.

Provides oversight for biostatistics personnel and statistical operations. Responsible for hiring of personnel, management of personnel matters, and conduct of performance evaluations. Develops, coaches, and mentors junior level biostatisticians on applicable regulatory guidelines and statistical practices.

Manages resource allocation and development of business strategies related to biostatistics. Maintains departmental and project budgets. Provides project management support to investigators and assists in the development of scope and timelines as it relates to biostatistics.

Plays a leadership role in the development and review of the study synopsis, protocol, statistical analysis plan, clinical study report and other documents, ensuring accurate and statistically valid deliverables. Provides final review of all statistical deliverables to ensure accuracy and integrity. Serves as project lead when applicable.

Develops and coordinates quality control procedures for biostatistics deliverables, ensuring activities are appropriate for effectively and efficiently delivering quality output within specific projects. Writes and contributes to standard operating procedures for biostatistics. Makes recommendations for process improvement.

Represents the Biostatistics function at leadership and management meetings, serves on key scientific committees, and advises research study teams on statistical issues. Interacts with internal and external collaborators, management, vendors, and consultants. May represent Aurora Research Institute externally on statistical matters at meetings with regulatory authorities and key opinion leaders.

Serves as an internal consultant for the department on biostatistical analysis tools and methods. Acts as primary liaison with data analytics to ensure data collection needs of the study team are met.

Position Qualifications: Licenses & Certifications: None Required.

Degrees:
Master’s Degree in Statistics or related field.
Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 5 years of experience in academic or industrial/health research as a senior biostatistician in one of the following areas: cardiovascular, cancer, epidemiology, neuroscience, women’s health, clinical informatics, bioinformatics or health economics. As well as previous experience leading technical teams and managing complex projects.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated excellence in direct personnel management or evidence of leadership of teams and/or projects.

Effective leadership and strategic management skills.

Advanced level knowledge of statistics/biostatics or related field preferably in areas of epidemiology or medical informatics.

Demonstrated expertise in clinical research methods and study design.

Ability to identify data-related issues, present problems, and implement solutions.

Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts clearly, concisely, and at the appropriate level so that it is understandable to the audience being addressed.

Project management abilities including analytical evaluation, delegation, organization, and resource management skills.

Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word) or similar products.

Demonstrated proficiency of R, SAS, PASS, SPSS and other statistical programming and software.

Prior experience implementing analysis tools in research or corporate environment. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

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Salary Range: Will be reviewed during the interview process

Benefits: Competitive Compensation and Benefits package

Website: https://www.aurorahealthcarecareers.org/jobs/154681

Application Information: Apply on line:
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Contact Email: Denise.Brown-Hekkers@aurora.org

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