• Manager, Biostatistics

    Job ID
    13947
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. The Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division (VIDD) works to eliminate or minimize the impact of globally significant infectious diseases. Within VIDD is the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP), which provides statistical support and data management to researchers worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS with active studies in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Careers Start Here.


    The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is seeking a Statistical Manager to provide biostatistics support, contribute to the development of policies and procedures, oversee statistical workflow/priorities for the HPTN clinical trial network, supervise Statistical Research Associates (biostatisticians) and liaise with network faculty. Responsibilities may include being a lead protocol statistician on selected protocols. 

    Responsibilities

    The incumbent works independently, primarily coordinating and providing statistical leadership on major scientific projects, demonstrates a high level of knowledge in statistical science or biostatistics and may specialize in a certain areas such as HIV prevention clinical trials, and directs the team of Statistical Research Associates for a clinical trial network by providing technical and organizational leadership. 

      

    Responsibilities may include: 

    • Provide leadership and management to the network team of SRAs. 
    • Establish goals and timetables for projects. 
    • Supervise statistical research associates.
    • Facilitate professional growth and training.
    • Assist in the development of quality assurance procedures for on-going data collection and analysis. 
    • Provide statistical consultation for research projects.
    • Coordinate production of statistical reports.
    • Represent statistical unit at SCHARP’s organizational meetings.
    • Write statistical analysis plans. 
    • Provide statistical analysis of project data. 
    • Either write or confirm statistical considerations in protocol (sample size/power).
    • Prepare written summaries and tables of results for use in project reports, scientific papers, Data and Safety Monitoring Board, and grant applications.
    • Participate in protocol team meetings. 
    • Review protocol drafts.
    • Review case report forms. 
    • Curate and archive statistical documents. 
    • Represent project at scientific meetings.
    • Perform other responsibilities as required. 

    Qualifications

    •  Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or Analytics or a related field and minimum of 5   years of related experience.
    •  Proficiency with the statistical packages used within the department/project including SAS and R. 
    •  Strong oral and written communication skills.
    •  Demonstrated supervisory and/or management skills. 

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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