Partners HealthCare System, Inc

Brigham and Women's Hospital


Job Title: Bio-Statistician Date: 05/15/2007


Job Code: 968RS Grade: 468Z FLSA Status: exempt


Department/Unit/Section: Department of Anesthesia Review by:


Reports to: Dr. Gyorgy Frendl Date description last reviewed:


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On a department-wide level, the Bio-Statistician helps design and performs statistical analyses to support Investigators within the Departments of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine.

The primary duties will involve collaboration with investigators to answer important questions in these departments. The biostatistician will help design studies, estimate sample size and power, write statistical sections of papers and grants, conduct statistical analyses, and help interpret results.

Experience with programming in SAS, and working with various database structures are crucial components of this position. The biostatistician may also work with a senior biostatician to develop new statistical methods needed to analyze the studies.



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