The incumbent will be involved in the clinical design, consult on issues of clinical trial conduct, participate in the design, creation and analysis materials for independent Data and Safety Monitoring Committee review, possible FDA submission and peer-reviewed publications of clinical trials results as well as numerous other papers based on clinical trial data. FSTRF personnel work closely with the Biostatistics faculty at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in many of these endeavors.
The Biostatistician will work jointly with the principal investigators (clinicians and biostatisticians) in creating and implementing the design and analysis plans for clinical trials. Additional responsibilities involved in the analysis of clinical research data may include working with senior biostatisticians in presenting results at meetings of the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee and preparation of manuscripts reporting the study results.
The Biostatistician will be responsible for working independently to create and document SAS datasets used for interim and final analyses, data presentation and report generation. Within the scope of the projects, the incumbent will work to better enable the presentation of results. This involves extensive and innovative use of SAS and R statistical software including macros and graphics, the use of technical publishing software and often the use of the LaTex programming language in a UNIX environment.
Other duties include assisting principal investigators in research grant applications, and attending professional meetings as well as conducting technical seminars and training sessions for the research group.
MS in Statistics or Biostatistics
SAS/SPLUS programming skills
Some knowledge of clinical trials
Please contact FSTRF, 505 S. Rosa Rd, Suite 115, University Research Park, Madison, WI 53719 or FAX Resume to (608)441-2941.