Biostatistical Analyst

Biostatistical Analyst


Biostatistical Analyst

Surgery - Center for Health Services & Outcome Research


University Job Title

Statistician 2

Bargaining Unit

None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type

Full time

Duration Type


Compensation Grade

Administration & Operations

Compensation Grade Profile

Senior Manager; Senior Program Leader (25)

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Total # of hours to be worked:


Work Week

Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Work Location

Medical School Campus

Worksite Address

100 Church Street South
New Haven, CT 06519

Work Model


Position Focus:

The Biostatistical Analyst manages, coordinates, and performs data- and programming-related activities for health services research studies examining the science of surgical care delivery. Functioning independently and under the general direction of the Senior Biostatistical Analyst, performs complex statistical analyses of health services data often involving cleaning and merging of large administrative datasets. May identify, develop, and implement new computational techniques. Under general supervision of the Senior Biostatistical Analyst, applies, researches, and develops statistical models for analysis, inference, and prediction from a variety of large data bases. In collaboration with investigators and trainees, contributes to scientific literature, reports, journals and presentations.3. Assists in orientation and training of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other personnel as needed. Participate as a collaborator in the preparation and dissemination of research findings through presentation and publication in scientific journals.

Essential Duties

1. Develops operational procedures for collection, editing, verification, and management of statistical data. 2. Develops and implements relevant statistical programs to incorporate data from multiple projects. 3. Designs comprehensive relational databases with working knowledge of the scientific applications impacting on the data analysis and reporting. 4. Assists faculty and other research professionals with the formulation and description of appropriate statistical methods. 5. Evaluates research studies and recommends statistical procedures to analyze the data. 6. Carries out comprehensive statistical analysis for a broad spectrum of types of data and types of studies. 7. Integrates the research methodologies of multiple projects into bio-statistical analyses. 8. Prepares reports summarizing the analysis of research data, interpreting the findings and providing conclusions and recommendations. 9. Presents talks, seminars, or other oral presentations on the methodology and analysis used in scientific studies. 10. Assists investigators in preparation of research grant applications by writing research methods sections pertaining to acquisition, analysis, relevance and validity of data. 11. Participates in the preparation of manuscripts that are submitted for peer reviewed publication. 12. May supervise and provide training for lower level or less experienced employees. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or relevant field. Four years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Strong data management, statistical background and data analysis skills.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Substantial experience creating, managing and analyzing complex datasets.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Solid data analysis programming skills using Stata, SAS and/or R.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Experience with data collection and data base software (e.g. REDCap)

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Excellent time management/organizational skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Public Health or relevant field. Four years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Weekend Hours Required?


Evening Hours Required?


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Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

EEO Statement:

University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran.

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