Biostatistician - NIH - Rockville, MD

Biostatistician - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Biostatistician to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.

OVERVIEW. This is a part-time contract position which offers:

  • Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.
  • Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

  • Provide health services research and technical expertise for the Addiction Medicine Practice Based Research Network (AMNet).
  • Participate in and contribute to different aspects of AMNet through planning, decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic analysis.
  • Provide leadership on behalf of the NIDA DESPR on data analyses and analytical reports and manuscripts related to the development and use of AMNet and related DESPR projects.
  • Provide biostatistical and data analytic leadership and technical expertise for the Division of Epidemiology, Service and Prevention Research at NIDA.
  • Participate in and lead data analysis activities using existing databases (e.g., administrative claims data, data from large clinical trials and/or epidemiological cohort studies).
  • Analyze, interpret, communicate, document, epidemiologic and clinical trials data and results.
  • Communicate research findings, disseminate public information, and respond to relevant inquiries.
  • Conduct relevant literature reviews and collaborate on relevant research publications.
  • Collect and analyze data; prepare summaries and reports for staff review.
  • Facilitate communication and collaborative efforts with other NIH Institutes and Department agencies in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Stay abreast of relevant science and current research, as well as relevant regulatory and policy-related issues.
  • Assist in the planning and organization of meetings and teleconference calls.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Ph.D. in health services research, biostatistics or related health-science discipline; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master's degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of related experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with large scale administrative and/or clinical trials data; or an MPH with an emphasis in biostatistics, or an MS in biostatistics.  Masters level candidates should possess a minimum of seven years of experience working on large-scale clinical trials or health services research projects.
  • Documented leadership role in conducting and/or managing health services or clinical trials research.
  • Experience in data analyses software such as SAS or Stata; expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Publication record commensurate with experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, exceptional attention to details, and excellent writing skills.
  • Outstanding analytical, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently with limited or no supervision, as well as collaboratively within a research team.



Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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