The Division of Biostatistics in the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health is seeking a full-time master’s level Biostatistician to join a dynamic team working on international clinical trials and epidemiological studies involving persons with HIV-associated meningitis, such as cryptococcal or tuberculous meningitis. Studies are currently ongoing in Uganda, South Africa, and Indonesia. The Principal Investigator of the team is Dr. David Boulware, Medical School.
The School of Public Health is committed to anti-racism and anti-oppression in our mission and operations. In pursuit of this goal, we consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues from historically marginalized backgrounds and experience identifying and eliminating systemic barriers to academic success. Because the SPH and the Division seek to increase the diversity of its workforce, we particularly encourage applications from those who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in our discipline, including those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color, those with disabilities, and those from LGBTQIA+ communities.
Duties for these positions include: • Data Analysis (25%), including: o performing data analyses of ongoing and completed clinical trials o analyses of cohort studies • Database management (design and maintenance; 35%) with SAS and REDCap • Working with international investigators on design, development, and implementation of protocols (10%). • Writing statistical analyses plans, reviewing protocols, generating data reports for ongoing studies (15%). • Working with investigators on manuscript and presentation preparation (15%).
We provide competitive salary and fringe benefits, and a collegial work environment with a team of experienced biostatisticians and clinical researchers. This position is an annually-renewable professional academic appointment.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Required Qualifications: • Advanced degree with one or more years of research training • Demonstrated competence in using SAS for data analyses • Expertise in statistical methodology • Expertise in longitudinal and life-table (time-to-event) methods and research projects involving human participants • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to collaborate across cultures • Experience working independently
Preferred Qualifications: MS in biostatistics, applied statistics, or a related field
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.