Research Statistical Analyst - Research Bioinformatician


: $89,865.00 - $178,640.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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The mission of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology is to conduct collaborative research with clinical and basic science departments, and to support the need for quantitative sciences in the fields of genomics, proteomics, radiotherapy, molecular and cell biology, computer-assisted diagnoses, and image analysis.

The primary purpose of the Research Statistical Analyst position is to carry out data preparation responsibilities related to cancer clinical trials, develop skilled statistical programs, perform statistical analysis associated with clinical data and prepare written reports to investigators. In addition, this position prepares statistical considerations for basic trial designs or grants and performs biostatistical reviews of protocols.

Members of the department develop statistically rigorous solutions for the design and analysis of high-throughput molecular profiling technologies in cancer research, and provide data analysis, acquisition, curation and retrieval tools to complement the related laboratory services operated within the institution.

**Key Functions**

1. Statistical Consulting and Collaboration:

* Compiles, analyzes and reports statistical data for various projects including,

but not limited to manual and computer-aided data abstraction and evaluation,

clinical trials, computerized imaging and bioinformatics.

* Prepares statistical considerations for basic trial designs and carries out

uncomplicated statistical analyses independently, but completes statistical

responsibilities for more complex projects with supervision.

* Assists faculty in the development of new statistical methodology for

measurement and analysis of data.

* Applies advanced statistical methods, simulation models, and skilled statistical

programming as needed.

* Assesses relevant literature as well as existing data, evaluates the quality of

data used in reports and assists with preparation and distribution of data for

committee and scientific meetings.

* Attends project meetings with collaborators with or without supervisor as

directed by supervisor.

* May present findings at relevant meetings both inside and outside of the

institution as requested.

2. Protocol Review:

* Participates in the protocol review process jointly with supervisor.

3. Statistical Reporting:

* Prepares written reports to investigators jointly with supervisor.

* May present findings at relevant meetings both inside and outside of the

institution as requested.

4. Other duties as assigned.


Required: Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics or related field.


Required: With preferred degree, no required experience.

Two years experience with mainframe and/or PC databases, document processing, and statistical software such as SAS and S-Plus.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

+ Requisition ID: 122155

+ Employment Status: Full-Time

+ Employee Status: Regular

+ FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

+ Work Week: Days

+ Fund Type: Soft

+ Pivotal Position: Yes

+ Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,400

+ Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 85,500

+ Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 102,600
Associated topics: bioengineering, biotechnology, genome, immunobioengineering, life science, metabolism, microbiology, pathophysiology, physiology, virus * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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