As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Nemours Biostatistics Core collaborates with researchers in projects of various sizes, scopes, phases and levels of funding by providing statistical support in research activities across the Nemours Children’s Health System. The Core assists researchers throughout all stages of research studies from proposal drafting to results dissemination, and offers training in statistics as well as in analytical software programs including SAS, R, SPSS, M-Plus, STATA and MS Excel. Specifically, Core members assist with aims/hypothesis specification, study design and variable selection, sample size and power estimation, analysis plan, data collection instrument design, randomization, interim analysis, data management and validation, statistical analysis, authoring statistics in proposals, presentations and manuscripts. In addition, Core members lead research studies involving statistical methods, epidemiology and clinical sciences. Core’s current research interests include growth pattern modeling, classification and pattern recognition with application in obesity, cancer, asthma, diabetes and other health conditions in children.
Nemours Biomedical Research is seeking a full-time Masters or PhD -level biostatistician. This individual will assist senior biostatisticians and expand the capabilities of the Nemours Biostatistics Core by offering assistance to Nemours investigators. Functions will include collaborating on design of clinical research studies, writing statistical analysis plans for research proposals, calculating sample size and power, managing, analyzing and help interpreting study results, and co-authoring research study reports for presentations and manuscripts. The successful candidate will need to have a masters or PhD level degree in biostatistics, excellent computational skills in major statistical software, solid understanding of clinical/biomedical research, excellent communication skills, flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines, promoting teamwork, building relationships and gaining the confidence of other professionals to work effectively in a multidisciplinary research environment. The candidate must have experience in programming for data management and complex data analysis using SAS and R, and additional experience in SPSS, STATA, etc. is also desirable. Work experience with demonstrated expertise in design and analysis of Clinical trials/non-clinical and epidemiological research studies and programming in SAS/R is highly desirable although not essential. Qualified applicants should have a master’s or PhD degree in statistics or biostatistics, or a closely related field.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.