Biostatistician - Global Pediatric Medicine

Job ID
Global Pediatric Medicine
Job Location
US-TN-Memphis | US-TN-Memphis


The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is a growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the St. Jude Global mission of training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research.





This position will provide analytic support to program teams in GPM and St Jude Global. Candidates should demonstrate extensive knowledge of advanced statistical analysis methodologies, and data visualization/dashboard creation tools. Some responsibilities will include programming, analysis of data, graphical presentation and reporting of results, interpretation and explanation of statistical techniques used, and making valid inferences. These activities will be executed as appropriate under the guidance of a GPM Faculty Member. The Biostatistician progresses towards working independently with investigators and ideal candidate should have some experience directly communicating with investigators.




  • Assist in the analysis of research studies by using appropriate statistical and/or mathematical techniques.
  • Provide support of the statistical analyses of research studies by extracting data and ensuring accurate data files.
  • Communicate with clinicians, scientists, statisticians, and other interested staff relevant study or statistical information.
  • Expertise in agent-based modeling, microsimulation, model validation and calibration.
  • Assist in the statistical analyses of research studies by using standard statistical software packages, system programs, and other software.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or directed to meet the objectives of the department.

All candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered for the position.

Minimum Education

  • Master's Degree in biostatistics, applied statistics, or related field.

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience consistent with that expected of the Statistical Analyst position.



Skills and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adaptable problem solving and analytic skills.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods. Familiar with descriptive statistics and linear statistical models including analysis of variance and regression and fundamental knowledge of analysis of categorical data
  • Knowledge of statistical software such as SAS, R, SPSS, S-Plus, StatExact, Stata, Minitab, etc.
  • Ability to quickly synthesize new information from diverse sources.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Ability to carry out broad assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters in a confidential and professional manner.
  • Cultural sensitivity is a must.

What We Offer

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Other Information

COVID-19 vaccine:


As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.


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