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YOH Clinical Data Scientist in Hazelwood, Missouri

CLINICAL DATA SCIENTIST BIOSTATISTICIAN FOR GLOBAL MEDICAL AFFAIRS LOCATION: NEGOTIABLE, BUT PREFERENCE FOR ST. LOUIS, MO The Clinical Data Scientist leads database planning, management and analysis for Peri- and Post-Commercial Launch Studies performed by the Global Medical Affairs group, the focus currently being Microbiology but determined periodically according to strategic priorities of the company. Currently, it is expected that the scientist supports studies on a variety of microbiology platforms; therefore creativity and problem-solving in addition to a strong background in statistics, modeling and advanced analytics are required. This position reports to the Director of Global Medical Affairs for Microbiology. MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES * Provides statistical advice for study planning, execution, and reporting. * Develops data analysis plans using appropriate statistical methodology. * Leads data management of studies by envisioning data flow and then designing, validating, and implementing a robust database. * Ensures that study databases are of high quality and satisfy analysis requirements. * Trains study database end users. * Develops and implements risk based monitoring for all phases of data collection. * Proactively forecasts data trends, including deviations and deficiencies. * Analyzes data to meet the objectives of the study protocol. Independently applies and implements basic and complex techniques for these analyses. * Prepares oral and written reports to effectively communicate study results. * Manages system configurations including instrument, tool, and software requirements to ensure timely execution of studies. Retrieves and analyzes data from a variety of sources eg, study sites/systems, hospital information systems, LIS. * Utilizes a diverse array of data mining, analytics and modeling tools to generate and test working hypotheses, deliver insights and actionable recommendations in diverse health care domains such as pathogen resistance tracking and antibiotic stewardship. * Communicates results and educates others through insightful visualizations, reports, publications and presentations. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: * Master's degree or PhD degree preferred from an accredited college/university in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science or related fields, with 2-5 years of relevant experience in public health, clinical/ biological research or microbiological data mining. * Knowledge of principles and practices of diagnostic/pharmaceutical clinical research including statistical analysis methodologies and experimental design. * Knowledge and/or experience in the fields of Microbiology and/or In Vitro Diagnostics IVD would be of benefit. * Experience in extracting, cleaning, preparing, and modeling data. * Proficiency in analysis packages eg, R, SAS or programming languages eg, Python, Ruby, Java. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Access and/or SQL or other relational databases preferred. * Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, rigorous scientific writing and proof-reading skills. and ability to manage/prioritize multiple projects from conception to completion. * Strong written and oral communication skills. * Ability to work well in cross-functional teams across geography and culture with a group of people with diverse background, skill sets and personalities. * Team player, flexible and adaptable.Yoh, a Day and Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Click here: company's websiteto contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.Employer's Job# 300895Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.