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Research Scientist
NYU 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: •Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to departments mission.
Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.
Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
May be responsible research/lab quality control and compliance.
May develop protocol for the collection and quality of research data.
Develops research techniques and methodologies.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in specialized fields through attendance of scientific conferences.
May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications: To qualify you must have a PhD and 2 years 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 Information: To Apply please submit a cover letter and resume to:

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Application Deadline: 03/31/2018