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Biostatistician II
Ref No.: 18-40857
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
NESCO Resource is currently recruiting for a Biostatistician for a 1-year contract position with our client in North Tucson, (Oro Valley), AZ. 
Job Summary
Provides statistical support to development and clinical research projects; interacts with research personnel to ascertain needs and develops appropriate design and statistical solutions. Writes statistical analysis plans (SAPs) and statistical reports for use by internal and external customers.
Essential Functions
  • Interacts with product developers and clinical investigators to design clinical trials with appropriate statistical methods and adequate sample size for statistical justification of clinical utility claims.
  • Writes data analysis plans as needed to capture design elements and statistical methodology.
  • Performs data analysis and prepares statistical reports of results.
  • Performs Quality Control (QC) for statistical analyses by other biostatisticians to ensure analysis quality.
  • Conducts randomization and blinding of samples.
  • Develops data entry spreadsheets as needed.
  • Evaluates databases and statistical analysis programs and interacts with computer groups to determine hardware/software compatibility.
  • Maintains expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulation and statistical analyses.
  • Manages technical aspects of project(s), as assigned.
  • Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promotes Quality First Time.
Minimum: Masters degree in Statistics or a related field
Preferred: PhD degree in Statistics or a related field
Minimum:           Masters plus 3 years statistical analysis in a healthcare environment or PhD plus significant experience in analysis and reporting using statistical software.
Preferred:           Experience with SAS
                              Design of Experiments (DOE) experience
                              Experience in FDA submissions and in vitro diagnostic tests
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of FDA guidelines for in vitro diagnostic devices and the required statistical basis for sensitivity, specificity, agreement rates, and reproducibility testing required for validation and FDA clearance and approval.
  • Strong ability to collaborate across departments and interact with various levels in the organization.
  • High attention to detail with skill in producing organized reports.
  • Ability to write statistical code and documentation.
  • Ability to work in a team-focused environment is essential, as all statistical analyses under design control require both lead statistical analysis and quality control (QC), each conducted by different individuals who must coordinate activities.
For immediate consideration apply now and/or contact me directly: Kristy Ramos at 520-505-4667. 
If you would be interested in other positions in Tucson, we have several additional opportunities available please see for more openings.  If you know someone looking for a new opportunity we will pay you for your referrals!
NESCO Resource was named Best of Staffing for both client and staffing 6 years in a row! We offer medical, dental, vision, short term disability, life insurance and 401K!! We are excited to work for you!
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