The Biostatistician is required to manage genomic and phenotypic data for NIH funded projects in the Department of Epidemiology. He/she will be responsible for the creation, updating, maintenance, quality control and filtering, validation, security and analyses of research projects databases; along with multiplatform system programing and provision of computerized reports as needed. He/she will also be responsible for developing bioinformatics and data analysis protocols and pipelines, and assisting with faculty analytic projects with a variety of other study related tasks, in compliance with standard operating procedures and regulatory agencies guidelines.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Proficient in SAS and R statistical software.
- Proficient in Linux based operating systems.
- Proficient in management, annotation, imputation and analysis of large scale genomics data
- Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Proficient using a variety of genomic analysis software.
- Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
- Highly organized and detail oriented.
- Ability to pay attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Required Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or mathematics
- One year experience and proficiency in data analysis using SAS, R Software packages
- Masters in biostatistics or related field.
- Experience with large-scale sequencing data
- Strong familiarity with ability to follow research protocols.
- Five years experience in genomic research
Salary Ranges Minimum salary(USD $): 40000 Maximum salary(USD $): 68000
Pay decisions are based on education, experience, skills and budget. The lower third of the range typically applies to less experienced candidates; the middle third for more experienced; and the upper range for those with exceptional qualifications and sustained performance.
Location/Region: New Orleans, LA