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Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 15-2041.01
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Biostatisticians”.
Also Known As…
- Senior Biostatistician/Group Leader
- Research Scientist
- Research Associate Professor
- Professor of Biostatistics
- Principal Statistical Scientist
- Principal Biostatistician
- Consultant/Associate Professor of Biostatistics
- Biostatistics Director
- Associate Director of Biostatistics
- Research Biostatistician
- Clinical Biostatistician
- Bioinformatics Specialist
- Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Tasks for “Biostatistics Director”
- Teach graduate or continuing education courses or seminars in biostatistics.
- Design surveys to assess health issues.
- Assign work to biostatistical assistants or programmers.
- Monitor clinical trials or experiments to ensure adherence to established procedures or to verify the quality of data collected.
- Write research proposals or grant applications for submission to external bodies.
- Determine project plans, timelines, or technical objectives for statistical aspects of biological research studies.
- Draw conclusions or make predictions based on data summaries or statistical analyses.
- Analyze clinical or survey data using statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixed effect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and model building techniques.
- Apply research or simulation results to extend biological theory or recommend new research projects.
- Provide biostatistical consultation to clients or colleagues.
- 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.
- Design research studies in collaboration with physicians, life scientists, or other professionals.
- Design or maintain databases of biological data.
- Write program code to analyze data using statistical analysis software.
- Analyze archival data such as birth, death, and disease records.
- Plan or direct research studies related to life sciences.
- Calculate sample size requirements for clinical studies.
- Write detailed analysis plans and descriptions of analyses and findings for research protocols or reports.
- Prepare tables and graphs to present clinical data or results.
- Develop or implement data analysis algorithms.
- Collect data through surveys or experimentation.
- Prepare articles for publication or presentation at professional conferences.
- Develop or use mathematical models to track changes in biological phenomena such as the spread of infectious diseases.
- 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.
Related Technology & Tools
- Desktop computers
- Computer laser printers
- Laptop computers
- Computer data input scanners
- Mainframe computers
- Personal computers
- StataCorp Stata
- Patient monitoring systems
- Spreadsheet software
- Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
- Wolfram Research Mathematica
- Insightful S-PLUS
- Microsoft Access
- Structured query language SQL
- Word processing software
- Graphics software
- The MathWorks MATLAB
- Database software
- Oracle Java
- PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft SQL Server
- STAT! Systems QD Clinical
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Data mining software
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Windows
- Clinical trials database software