Research Statistician

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description
The Research Statistician is responsible for providing faculty with direct consulting, user support, and training in relevant applications and tools for prospective grants, publications, presentations; workshops and other academic projects; provide post-award support; provide expertise and support in the use of statistics, data analysis and writing data analysis sections for grant applications, manuscripts, computational projects and applications with large and small datasets; develop online documentation and training materials relevant to statistics/data science and help manage workshops. Specifically:
- Develop data quality plans and data management plans in coordination with study investigators
- Prepare Statistical Analysis Plans
- Run data/statistical analysis
- Perform, interpret and document analysis
- Present results in written and verbal form
- Manage computer systems, write programs, and train others in the use of systems
- Review the design and content of database designs
- Institute procedures to assure data quality and guarantees study protocols are followed appropriately.
Salary: Salary: $90,251/year

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Data Science or related field; plus 2 yrs. experience in an
occupation performing advanced statistical analysis in a research environment, including the following which may be gained concurrently: 2 yrs. experience performing statistical compilations and manipulating databases. Demonstrated advanced knowledge (gained through experience or coursework) in Python, R, STATA, SAS SPSS and S-Plus; Machine Learning; and Large Data management.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

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