Biostatistician Wanted In Baltimore

Published 2017-12-22
Expires 2019-06-21
ID #11438
Biostatistician Wanted In Baltimore
United-states, Maryland, Baltimore,
Published December 22, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Biostatistician

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Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD

Starting Salary Range: $50,956-$70,095

: Full Time

Schedule: M-F, 37.5 hrs/wk.

Employee subgroup: Exempt

Department name: School of Public Health

Personnel area: Epidemiology


The successful candidate will join the Cardio-Renal team at the Welch Center for Prevention,
Epidemiology and Clinical Research and has opportunities to work with large scale omics datasets, including genomic, metabolomics, and
proteomic data. The main job responsibilities are to provide computing, statistical analysis and interpretation support to PIs and lab
members under direction for quality control and association analysis of high-throughput omics data.


  1. Writes custom code to perform data cleaning, quality control, creating variables and
    datasets, data analysis and management using R in a Linux computing environment. Responsibilities also include identifying potential
    problems with study data and collaborating with research team to resolve issues.
  2. Install programs in a Linux environment and
    reformat datasets independently according to program documentation.
  3. Perform association analysis of large scale datasets using
    regression techniques
  4. Write documentation for analyzed datasets and related files.
  5. Collect information by searching online
    bioinformatic databases, such as UCSC Genome Browser, dbSNP, UNIPROT, ENSEMBL
  6. Assist in the preparation of manuscript, including
    create tables and figures in publication-quality format and summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to
    study investigators.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor or master's degree in biostatistics,
bioinformatics, computer science or related field. Background knowledge of genetics and biology desirable.

At least 1 year of
experience in conducting analysis.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  1. Strong programming
    skills, organization, and critical thinking
  2. Must be proficient in R and Linux
  3. Knowledge of other programming languages,
    such as python, JAVA, STATA, SAS, or SQL, is desirable.
  4. Basic knowledge of genetics and statistics
  5. Ability to rapidly
    learn new programming languages on the job
  6. Good verbal and written communication skills.

The successful candidate(s)
for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The
Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the
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users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will
work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The
Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to
have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in
termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects,
or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella
(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include
documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing.
Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who
provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these
diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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