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Biostatistician with SAS experience (HEOR/Health Outcomes Focus)

Company:
inVentiv Health
Location:
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
Based on experience
Posted:
December 09, 2016
Description:

Education and Experience: Advanced degree in statistics, public health, epidemiology, psychometrics, or related quantitative sciences plus 4 years of experiences in statistical modeling

Skills:

• Solid background on statistical modeling methods and simulation

• Experience with conducting HEOR or RCT studies

• Ability to work independently under general guidance

• Strong hands on experience with standard software package as SAS, knowledge of R, OpenBUGS, VBA or other analytic packages a plus

• Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines

Job Description:

A Biostatistician with SAS Programming experience is needed. Seeking an experienced health economics and outcome research (HEOR) statistician with programming skills.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Utilize statistical knowledge of and expertise to provide statistical support for HEOR studies. Experience with databases. database examples:

1) medical and pharmacy claims databases (e.g. MarketScan);

2) medical record databases (e.g. GE Healthcare);

3) US government public use databases (e.g. NHANES, MEPS)

• Participate in study concept, protocol and SAP development and ensure appropriateness of study design, sample size and statistical methodologies proposed.

• Specify the structure of the datasets that will be delivered for statistical analysis to ensure that the structure follows any existing company standard for databases pooling.

• Mock-up, review, and approve tables, listings and graphs specifications.

• Actively participate in project/study team meetings. Establish/negotiate timelines for completion of study-related statistical activities. Ensure the study timelines are met.

• Conduct observational data analysis, include data management, statistical programming, interpretation of analyses results, and write-up/review the corresponding sections of HEOR study report.

• Produce analysis datasets, listings, tables, and figures for research projects, according to specifications, while maintaining documentation and complying with pre-defined project / study standards.

Provide oversight of the biostatistics-related activities for HEOR studies subcontracted to a CRO:

• Oversee the CROs work on the preparation of analysis plans, development and validation of computer algorithms for inferential analyses, statistical writing of study reports, and other outsourced analyses as appropriate.

• Perform quality control procedures to ensure that statistical deliverables conform to the requirements outlined in the SAP

• Performs other duties as assigned.