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The Biostatistics Program within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centers Division of Public Health Sciences is recruiting a Statistical Research Associate (SRA). The SRA will engage in collaborative research with areas focused on disease risk prediction and novel biomarker evaluations, and will (obtain and) utilize a working knowledge of cancer active surveillance. The SRA will have opportunities to participate in large collaborative projects.
This position offers some flexibility in hours with the expectation that the SRA works a minimum of 4 weekdays on-campus during normal business hours.
Work with PhD statisticians and other scientists (including clinicians and basic scientists) in the analysis, interpretation and reporting of results
Develop analytic data sets, develop data quality assurance plans, conduct statistical analyses, and document data sets and analytic programs
Monitor on-going studies and write detailed statistical analysis, plan and perform interim and final analysis
Provide statistical consultation
Masters degree in statistics or biostatistics and at least 1 year of related experience
Strong programming skills, including using SAS and R package
Proficiency in statistical computing and in the development of statistical programs
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
Must be self-motivated and able to work well individually and as a team with a diverse group of investigators and researchers across disciplines
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.