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Job #: R-00094544
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Biostatistician to support the Naval Medical Center San Diego Ophthalmology Clinic in San Diego, CA. This position will support the Naval Medical Center San Diego Ophthalmology’s Refractory Surgery Center in their mission to provide state-of-the-art surgical vision correction to active-duty Navy and Marine Corps personnel, with emphasis on visual performance enhancement for the warfighter. The Refractory Surgery Center conducts clinical research evaluating the safety and efficacy of emerging technologies and new surgical techniques.  This research helps to ensure the safe and effective treatment of warfighters to maximize their vision and minimize need for glasses and contact lenses.  The Biostatistician will work collaboratively with the study team to analyze all research data using advanced statistical/mathematical software programs such as Zernike Tool, Statistica, SPSS, SAS, and/or MATLAB.

Position Responsibilities

  • Contribute to data management processes, including data verification, cleaning, quality assurance, merging, and preparing data requests
  • Develop algorithms to define outcomes of interest
  • Use a statistical software package to clean and analyze data and run statistical models
  • Prepare tables and graphs displaying research findings
  • Maintain and update documentation on all processes and procedures, including data dictionaries and codebooks
  • Develop study deliverables, including presentations, reports, and publications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or related field
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in biostatistics or related field
  • Expertise in SPSS, SAS or other statistical software package

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing reports to describe research findings.
  • Experience developing and submitting study reports to the FDA.
  • Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

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Pay Range:

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The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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