[R-jobs] Statistician Programmer opening at IMS, Inc.

Lamb, Mary (IMS) L@mbM @end|ng |rom |m@web@com
Tue Apr 29 17:24:27 CEST 2014

IMS is looking for a Statistician/Programmer to join our team in our Calverton/Beltsville, MD office. This position will be an addition to our group of statisticians, collaborating with nationally recognized statisticians at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), to support NCI's work in studying genomics, cancer rates, determinants of cancer, and cancer treatment and prevention. In this position, you will be:

* Developing statistical methods and data analysis procedures to analyze genomic studies, observational studies, intervention, trials and laboratory studies.
* Conducting statistical analyses as well as interpreting and publishing the results.
* Working with cohort and case/control studies in biomedical research.
* Working with population-based data sources to model trends in incidence, mortality and survival, relating those trends to changes in risk factors and control practices in the population.

* Masters of Science or PhD degree in statistics, math, or a related field
* 0-3 years of experience, experience with genetic analysis preferred
* Knowledge of R
* Knowledge of software development methodology
* Knowledge of genetic research is a plus
* Knowledge of SAS, C, C++, and other higher level programming languages preferred
* Familiarity with modern biostatistical analysis techniques including spatial analysis and survival analysis methods
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Strong communication skills
* Must be detail-oriented

If this sounds like the right position for your career, apply today at www.imsweb.com. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet.


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