Cancer Research Breakthroughs Begin with Employees Like You
Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Work alongside faculty and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our researchers develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world. Here, you will be a part of leading-edge cancer research history that improves our patients' treatment options, one trial at a time.
Are you ready to apply your skills?
As a Research Biostatistician II for the Cancer Institute you will deliver statistical services for principal investigators, clinical trials, including performance of statistical analyses, preparation of data sets and writing of statistical results. As an integral team member, you will be responsible for the statistical aspects of clinical trials including documentation of statistical methods, review of validation checks and providing reports to the Research Team. You will coordinate the statistic deliverables of ongoing research studies, ensure study timelines, reviews data for adherence to protocol, interacts with project coordinators to share knowledge of the data and provides statistical programming support to scientific programming personnel as required. In addition, you will also provide analysis of medical research data including meeting with investigators, defining the scope of work and making a time estimate for the work, development of an analysis plan, implementing appropriate statistical methods using statistical software, reporting and interpreting results, review of study design, and sample size and power determinations. Statistical services include database design, data management, and data analysis.
As a Research Biostatistician II, you will also be responsible for the following:
You will analyze and interpret findings relating to research and/or clinical trials according to established practices.
You will perform a variety of increasingly complex biostatistical programming and analytical assignments.
You may assist or collaborate in preparation of grant proposals, protocol designs, publications, and presentations.
You will construct, clean and manage databases that contain data on family structures, biologic traits and genetic markers. These data will be obtained from multiple sources involving coordination with collaborators from off-campus sites.
You will act as a consultant to Clinical and Research Faculty regarding research projects, with specific assignments in the Cancer Institute, as well as other departments and divisions.
You will perform statistical analyses for medical research projects. A complete analysis may include processing data from Excel or other databases into another dataset program (R, SAS), writing programs to manage and prepare data for statistical analyses, writing programs to perform statistical procedures, using standard statistical packages to analyze data, summarizing findings in reports, tables and graphs, interpreting results and preparing them in written report for investigators.
You will recommend appropriate statistical analyses for clinical outcomes and research questions.
You will summarize and interpret statistical analysis findings and prepares written reports for publications, presentations and grant proposals.
You will provide advice on the design of questionnaires and the design and management of databases; this may include advice on the design of questionnaires to ease data entry, designing of data screens, documentation, data formats, data dictionary, custom data entry checks, and custom programming macros.
You will provide investigators with sample size determinations and power analysis.
Since its beginning in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, continually setting new standards in quality and innovation in patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients.Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. Cedars-Sinai has consistently been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, has received the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 18 years in a row for providing the highest quality medical care in Los Angeles, and has the longest running Magnet desig...nation for nursing excellence in California. Cedars-Sinai is a leader in the clinical care and research of heart disease, cancer and brain disorders, among other areas. Pioneering research achievements include using cardiac stem cells to repair damaged hearts, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques and discovering new types of drugs to target cancer more precisely. Cedars-Sinai also impacts the future of healthcare through education programs that encompass everything from highly competitive medical residency and fellowship programs to a biomedical science and translational medicine PhD program, advanced training for nurses and educational opportunities for allied health professionals. Most notably, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.