Biostatistician I - Global Health Initiative

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GENERAL SUMMARY: 


Under general direction, plan data collection, analyze and interpret numerical data from experiments, clinical studies, surveys and other sources and applies statistical methodology to provide information for scientific or clinical research and statistical analysis. Performs statistical analysis, prepare numerical information for presentation and prepare statistical sections of research grants and scientific publications. Assist investigators with design of less complex studies or projects. 


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 


1. Analyze and interpret numerical data from experiments, studies, surveys, large clinical trials and other sources. 

2. Evaluate reliability of source information, adjust and weigh raw data and organize results into a form compatible with analysis by computer or other methods. 
3. Perform statistical analysis using a variety of methods from simple univariate statistics to multivariate techniques and with the use of computers. 
4. Prepare numerical information for presentation in the form of computer output, graphs, charts, tables, written reports or other methods. Prepare statistical sections of research grants and scientific publications for less complex studies. 
5. Assist investigators with the design of less complex studies by planning methods to collect information and by developing questionnaires, sampling techniques, and the like. 
6. May analyze and interpret statistics to point out significant differences in relationships among sources of information and prepares conclusions and forecasts based on data summaries. 
7. Assign and check the work of data personnel. 
8. Perform other related duties as required. 


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


1. Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Statistics. 
2. Six to twelve (6-12) months of work experience in statistical applications or statistical consulting experience as part of graduate studies.  
3. Familiarity with statistical software packages and ability to use a computer. 4.Verbal and written communication skills required to interact with various levels of research and clinical staff and to prepare written reports, summaries, etc. 

    Overview

       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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