Biostatistician II/III

Job ID
20397
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. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   

 


 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research and COVID-19 vaccine development. Within SCHARP, the Vaccine Immunology Statistical Center (VISC) Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery  partners with world-class research programs to tackle global public health initiatives in infectious disease. The center operates within two global research networks: the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) and the  Global Health Vaccine Accelerator Platforms(GH-VAP).

 

The VISC is seeking a Statistical Research Associate II-III. Statistical Research Associate provides statistical support across a breadth of applications including early phase clinical trials, surrogate/correlates analyses, single cell data, immunoassay development, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, passive immunization studies, and pre-clinical research. 

Responsibilities

May include some or all of the following:

 

Level II

  • Collaborate with PhD statisticians/epidemiologists, Statistical Research Associates (SRAs) and programmers (STPs), project managers, laboratory scientists, and other subject-matter experts to provide statistical support for laboratory data analyses from preclinical and clinical studies.
  • Generate professional and reproducible reports for distribution to external clients, including writing methods, results, and summaries.
  • Participate in analysis data specifications, code and/or writing review, and verification of reports prepared by programmers, statisticians, or other team members.
  • Contribute to and review study documents including protocol drafts, statistical analysis plans, scientific abstracts and manuscripts, and other documents as required.
  • Participate in protocol team meetings, organizational meetings, scientific meetings, and internal team meetings as required.
  • Participate in internal project initiatives which may include developing new tools and processes, evaluating new statistical software packages, or exploring other value-added team activities.
  • Maintain functional understanding of standard policies and procedures and complete required training in a timely manner; Contribute to the development and maintenance of standard procedures and related quality documents.
  • Represent VISC and SCHARP at professional meetings.
  • Mentor more junior SRAs as required.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Level III

  • All level II responsibilities.
  • Mentor or formally supervise more junior SRAs as required. Conduct performance reviews of direct reports.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Level II

  • MS or PhD degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or related field with demonstrated work experience.
  • A minimum of 1 year of related work experience is required.
  • Proficiency with R.
  • Functional understanding of GCP and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven track record of collaboration with internal colleagues.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

 

Level III

  • MS or PhD degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or related field with demonstrated work experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of related work experience is required.
  • Proficiency with R.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general statistical practice within clinical trials.
  • Thorough understanding of statistical programming process and best practices.
  • Functional understanding of GCP and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven track record of collaboration with internal colleagues.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Level II

  • 2+ years of related work experience.
  • Experience with laboratory assay data.
  • Experience with R-markdown.
  • Experience with Git, GitHub, or other version control software.
  • Demonstrated elementary knowledge of statistical practice within clinical trials.
  • Functional understanding of statistical programming process and best practices.

Level III

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with laboratory assay data.
  • Experience with R-markdown.
  • Experience with Git, GitHub, or other version control software.
  • Demonstrated specialized knowledge of statistical practice for laboratory assay data.
  • Proven track record of collaboration with external collaborators.

 

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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