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Sr. Biostatistician PhD

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Job Id:

31950

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Alexandria, United States  22311

Security Clearance:

Public Trust or Uncleared

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

Division:

Zachary Piper LLC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Zachary Piper Solutions is seeking an experienced Senior Biostatistician to join a Federal program supporting a DOD effort in Alexandria, VA.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Provides expertise in experimental design and sample size considerations, data collection, choosing and implementing appropriate statistical methodologies, and interpreting results.
  • Conduct statistical analyses such as Structural Equation Modeling or longitudinal analyses on data sources.
  • Provide data management, reporting and analysis support to study investigators using SPSS, R, SAS, and other statistical packages and tools (such as Excel, Tableau, and Python)
  • Design, develop, and implement research methods and advanced data analytic techniques to analyze key questions related to suicide prevention program and intervention outcomes and effectiveness.
  • Combine large and small data sets to explore hypotheses and answer research questions.
  • Perform data mining exercises to identify areas of excellent performance and areas of potential improvement.
  • Apply statistical methods including, but not limited to: linear, logistic, and conditional logistic regression models, as well as survey statistics and survival analysis.
  • Prepare analysis plans and writes detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicate with clients regarding statistical analysis issues.
  • Conduct Automated Media Scoring. Obtain media articles on DoD suicide events weekly and score and evaluate the content; develop an algorithm to automate the media scoring process; develop tailored outreach methods to specific media outlets and reporters that regularly cover media reporting; expand and refine media scoring methods to include social media and other user-generated content sites.
  • Review the annual report, provide written feedback, develop briefs, and disseminate findings.
  • Provide guidance and instruction on appropriate statistical evaluation methods and practices.
  • Assist with justifying and defending statistical analyses to leadership and federal partners.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Doctorate Degree required in Biostatistics, Computer Science, Statistical Mathematics, or other related field and/or discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Statistician/Biostatistician using commercial statistical software packages, preference for SPSS.
  • Experience in Suicidology or other behavioral health discipline.
  • Proficient in the use of analysis software, namely SAS, and/or R and other innovative techniques (blockchain, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance


Compensation Includes:

  • $115,000 - $135,000 annually (based on experience)
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401K etc.
  • PTO and Holidays

                                                           

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Job Id:

31950

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Alexandria, United States  22311

Security Clearance:

Public Trust or Uncleared

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

Division:

Zachary Piper LLC