Biostatistician I
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

Position Description:

The Division of Biostatistics at the Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking a Biostatistician I.

Primary responsibilities include:
1. Collaborate with medical and scientific researchers in designing research studies.
2. Provide consultation to multiple researchers from MCW as well as outside the institution on statistical methods, software and data management.
3. Perform the necessary statistical analyses in accordance with federal and private grants and contracts including the analysis of specific projects mentioned in grants and contracts.
4. Provide expertise in the development and maintenance of data management systems that optimize the efficiency of statistical analyses and reporting.
5. Work collaboratively with other members of the section as well as external customers and clients in the development of scientifically sound study and project designs.
6. Assist faculty with special research projects including medical information requests and special studies, analyzing proposed studies to determine feasibility.
7. Assist in the writing of grants and scientific publications, providing expertise and scenic content regarding the study design and statistical techniques to be used.
8. Assist in the preparation of research proposals for submission to external bodies.

The position begins February 15, 2023 or as soon as available.

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a private free-standing medical school located in suburban Milwaukee. It has a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and offers a Ph.D. in Biostatistics. The Division of Biostatistics, located in the Institute of Health and Equity, has 15 faculty members and 6 MS level biostatistical analysts. They are involved in a number of large collaborative projects including the Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, and the MCW Cancer Center. The Division also has a Biostatistical Consulting Service which supports research across all disciplines at the College.

Preferred Schedule:

Position Requirements:
Minimum Required Education: Master's Degree

Minimum Required Experience: 1 year

Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Biostatistics or Statistics, or expect to complete such a degree

Preferred Experience: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness to detail. Good computer skills including a working knowledge of SAS.


MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


EEO/AA – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

The Medical College of Wisconsin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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