MD Anderson Cancer Center Assistant Epidemiologist II - Epidemiology in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Assistant Epidemiologist II is to provide professional and administrative assistance in designing and analyzing biometric studies in addition to overseeing overall study coordination.

The salary range is min $ 44,000 mid $ 55,000 max $ 66,000

KEY FUNCTIONS:

1. Statistical Functions:

  • Develop and implement statistical procedures and programs for data cleaning,

manipulation, and analysis

  • Design and implement simulation programs to test statistical models and

newly developed methods

  • Make figures and tables, assist with preparation and distribution of results

  • Prepare written summaries of statistical methods

2. Data Management Functions:

  • Create and maintain study databases in Access and RedCap

  • Collect data and abstract clinical information from medical records

  • Maintain data entry for laboratory and medical history databases

  • Design queries to retrieve information from databases and generate reports

3. Study Coordination:

  • Conducts overall study coordination working closely with other study staff.

  • Manage database for recruitment and progress reports.

  • Collects, processes, and stores biological specimens and research data

according to established standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Maintains a tracking system for research related paperwork.

  • Assist with submitting, amending, and renewing institutional review board

(IRB) protocols as needed.

  1. Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

This position requires:

Working in Office Environment

__ No

x Yes

Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)

__ No

x Yes

Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues

x No

__ Yes

Exposure to harmful chemicals

x No

__ Yes

Exposure to radiation

__x No

__ Yes

Exposure to animals

x No

__ Yes

Physical Demands

Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:

Time Spent

Never

0%

Occasionally

1-33%

Frequently

34-66%

Continuously

67-100%

Standing

x

Walking

x

Sitting

x

Reaching

Lifting/Carrying

Up to 10 lbs

x

10lbs to 50 lbs

x

More than 50 lbs

x

Pushing/Pulling

Up to 10 lbs

x

10lbs to 50 lbs

x

More than 50 lbs

x

Use computer/keyboard

x

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Biological Science.

Preferred: Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Biological Science.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Five years of experience in the gathering, analysis and presentation of statistical data including biometrical research and supervision.

With preferred degree, three years of experience in the gathering, analysis and presentation of statistical data including biometrical research and supervision is required.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html