The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research (SOAR) program, both in the Department of Surgery in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, have an opening for a full-time biostatistician at the rank of Instructor - Research.
The SOAR program consists of faculty and statisticians who work collaboratively on health services and surgical outcomes research and is supported by the Department of Surgery and intramural and extramural grants. Some SOAR faculty are also members of the CU Cancer Center and collaborate with faculty across the Anschutz Medical Campus, including the Colorado School of Public Health, and the Eastern Colorado VA.
The biostatistician will work with Department of Surgery faculty and research residents on a variety of surgical outcomes and health services research projects. This may include original research studies involving human subjects, analysis of large publicly available datasets, such as SEER-Medicare, NCDB, or ACS NSQIP, analysis of high-dimensional electronic medical record data, or meta-analyses of published data. The biostatistician will work directly with faculty in the Division of Surgical Oncology and faculty affiliated with SOAR and will conduct data analysis and prepare results for abstracts and publications.
A master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics, data science, or related field.
Minimum of 2 years of research experience post-undergraduate.
Intermediate or higher R programming skills
Experience working with electronic medical record data or large healthcare datasets.
Experience using linear and generalized linear mixed models and survival analysis.
Additional Salary Information: The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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