Established in 2012, the Biostatistics and Economic Evaluation Program provides comprehensive statistics and health economics services to support all research undertaken by the George Institute locally. It also offers statistics services to external institutions and pharmaceutical companies on a contract basis.
The team member will participate in all phases of the design, implementation, conduct and reporting of medical research projects conducted by the research divisions.
The Statistical Programmer is responsible for the analysis of medical research projects conducted in The George Institute, China or from external institute.
The Statistical Programmer will directly report to the Head, Biostatistics and Economic Evaluation Program in Beijing.
Participate in analysis planning activities in order to meet study objectives in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Work in collaboration with members of statistics, data management, clinical and project teams on preparation of study analysis report submitted to study sponsors and regulatory agencies.
Participate in the design and implementation of integrated analyses of multiple databases.
Prepare derived datasets for the analyses using SAS software.
Write programming specifications for analysis files based on statistical analysis plans.
Programming using SAS and validate statistical analyses done by junior programmer.
Work in designing and preparing programs to produce tables and listings, and figures for presentation, manuscripts and regulatory submissions based on statistical analysis plans
Assist with the development of statistical analysis plans
Comply with all institute standards and regulatory requirements for the programming, analysis and reporting of research projects
Contribute to write manuscripts that are suitable for publication
Provide SAS training to members of the statistics teams as required.
Assist with the preparation of grant applications as required
As a Team Member:
Participate in team meetings and academic activities
Participate in objective setting, performance management
Be familiar with the George Institute Standard Operating Procedures that are applicable to all staff and to this role.
Participate in special projects to improve processes, tools, systems and organisation
Occupational Health and Safety
Comply with OH&S legislation and operate in accordance with established OH&S practice and procedures at the George Institute
Promote and contribute to a safe, secure environment for staff and visitors
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Graduate qualifications in Statistics or Epidemiology
Minimum 3-year experience in statistical programming for medical research
Experience in multiple aspects of clinical data processing, including the analysis of efficacy and safety data based on the methodology described in the statistical analysis plan.
Understanding of data management principles for clinical trials and medical research
Excellent working knowledge of SAS (mandatory) and STATA (desirable) software
Proficiency in the use of basic and advanced SAS tools and procedures such as SAS BASE, SAS/STAT, SAS/MACRO, PROC REPORT, RPOC TABULATE, ODS, SQL and additional statistical procedures, and functions.
Strong focus on quality and timely delivery of work.
Well organized with good time management skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with high level of proficiency in English
Ability to work well and flexibly ie. autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders
Ability to see the big picture, whilst still maintaining a focus on detail and implementation
Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
Competence with computer programs (especially MS Office; MS Word, MS Excel, MS powerpoint) and electronic communication (email and internet).
Type of career: Jobs
Application close date: 30/11/2016