Code: 15-2041.01

Description : Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.

JobTitles : Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Biostatistician, Professor of Biostatistics, Biostatistics Director

  • Design research studies in collaboration with physicians, life scientists, or other professionals.
  • Draw conclusions or make predictions based on data summaries or statistical analyses.
  • Provide biostatistical consultation to clients or colleagues.
  • Write detailed analysis plans and descriptions of analyses and findings for research protocols or reports.
  • Analyze clinical or survey data using statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixed effect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and model building techniques.
  • Review clinical or other medical research protocols and recommend appropriate statistical analyses.
  • Prepare statistical data for inclusion in reports to data monitoring committees, federal regulatory agencies, managers, or clients.
  • Calculate sample size requirements for clinical studies.
  • Read current literature, attend meetings or conferences, and talk with colleagues to keep abreast of methodological or conceptual developments in fields such as biostatistics, pharmacology, life sciences, and social sciences.
  • Determine project plans, timelines, or technical objectives for statistical aspects of biological research studies.