Biostatistician II
Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI

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Independently collaborate with medical and scientific researchers in complex study design, management and analysis of data, interpretation of results, preparation of reports, and publication of research for the Section of Quantitative Health Sciences.


1. Provide scientifically and statistically accurate and valid data analysis for section studies and projects. Provide expertise regarding advanced statistical techniques and procedures.

2. Work collaboratively with other members of the section as well as clients, who have varying levels of understanding of statistics, in the development of scientifically sound study and project designs. Provide consultation on statistical methodology and data gathering techniques.

3. Facilitate and work collaboratively with other members of the section and clients to assist in and/or complete the reporting, presenting and/or publishing of results of section projects in a scientific forum. Provide expertise regarding the effective communication of the design selected, and the statistical and scientific rationale for design selection, as well as the results of the study/project and the statistical techniques used to arrive at the results.

4. Assist in the writing of grants and scientific publications, providing expertise regarding the study design and statistical techniques to be used.

5. Assist faculty with special research projects including medical information requests and special studies, analyzing proposed studies to determine feasibility.

6. Assist in the preparation of research proposals for submission to external bodies.

7. Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with internal and external clients, acting as a resource for members of the section and clients.

8. Work collaboratively with other members of the section and its leadership to develop and cultivate relationships with both internal and external clients.

9. Continually seek ways to improve individual and section performance, and communicate these innovations to section leadership. Work collaboratively with other section members to implement appropriate performance improvement processes.

10. Travel when required for section projects.


Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis

Education: Master’s Degree in Biostatistics. Statistics and MPH degrees will be considered with significant coursework in Biostatistics.

Experience: 4 years related experience

Certifications/Licenses: None


Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Masters level research design experience, preferably. in the design and implementation of health services-related research such that independent judgment can be made about the coordination of a research proposal and interpretation of the data. Proven proficiency in applying statistical data analysis and reporting results. Formal publishing and presentation experience as evidenced by authorship in peer reviewed journals and/or national conferences strongly preferred.

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