Statistician/Biostatistician and R Programmer
Position Type: remote work
Contract Duration: until end of 2020 with potential to extend
Interdisciplinary team in Biometrics that designs, implements, and maintains R based data analysis tools used to analyze clinical trials data.
Looking for an experienced and self-driven biostatistician/statistician to help implement analysis tools to perform standard statistical analyses on clinical trials data. PhD and 2+ years of expertise or Masters and 5+ years of statistics.
Experience with R is required. Preference is R-Shiny.
Will join an agile international team of scientists and software engineers that work on a new R based tool chain used to analyze clinical trials data. Strong knowledge of statistics, science & software. Applicants should have a flexible and learning mindset, be able to work in a fluid and dynamic environment, and have a strong desire to pursue creative solutions to challenging problems. Our project requires careful design as we have a large user community working in the biometrics context and beyond.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with subject matter experts to create scientific data analysis tools in R.
Work on reusable tools that apply statistical methodology in a concise manner (survival analysis, generalized linear models, estimates, etc.).
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
PhD in Statistics
Strong proficiency with statistical modeling and programming in R. Prefer R-Shiny
Good understanding of graphics in R (ggplot2, base graphics, lattice, grid)
Able to present work, both verbally and in writing, to diverse audiences including customers and technical colleagues.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Experience working with clinical trials data (CDISC standards, knowledge of standard tables, listings, and graphs)
Experience working with collaborative software development using git, GitHub, and Kanban boards
Work on open source projects
Experience working on an agile team
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