Rockefeller University Director, Hospital Biostatistics in New York, New York
Job Title Director, Hospital Biostatistics
Employment Status Full Time
Laboratory / Department Hospital
The Rockefeller University Hospital is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has 20 patient beds for clinical research. The Hospital provides researchers with an opportunity to conduct clinical studies, and offers both normal volunteers and people with diseases under study the opportunity to stay in the hospital and help to contribute to important advances in science. The Hospital has an inpatient unit as well as an outpatient center where prospective patients are screened and many outpatient studies are conducted. The Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with professional nurses and has nutritional research, social work, art and recreation departments, and a radiology suite as well as its own research pharmacy. Our staff hospitalist and on-call physicians provide additional medical support to the clinical research teams. For more information, please see the hospital web site at: http://www.rucares.org/
The Director of Biostatistics will engage in a wide variety of collaborative projects with medical investigators and statisticians. Projects involve the design, analysis and publication of clinical, laboratory or translational research including high-throughput genomics/proteomics. Responsibilities include collaborating with investigators in the planning and design of clinical and translational studies, as well as performing data management and statistical analysis of the completed studies. When needed, the Director will co-develop new statistical algorithms, and co-publish articles in scientific journals describing the statistical methods. Will train investigators in research design, biostatistics, and use of statistical software. Will attend assigned Rockefeller University Hospital committees, participate in trainings and workshops to keep informed on BERD related topics, and perform other duties as requested by the supervisor.
Ph.D. in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field required. Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of investigators and personnel, and a good understanding of the role of biostatistics in clinical and translational research, required. Must be proficient in database manipulation and experienced with the use of statistical software (e.g. R ,S-plus, SAS, SPSS, PRISM or other comparable programs for routine statistical analyses). Prior experience with the analysis of omics data from high-throughput experiments (e.g. RNA-seq, qPCR, NGS) desirable.