[MARMAM] Research Associate Biostatistician

Sarah Bechdel SBechdel at HBOI.edu
Tue Aug 28 09:11:40 PDT 2007

Research Associate –Biostatistician

Participates in multi-disciplinary research that will conduct spatial and epidemiologic analyses of veterinary medical and environmental databases. This scientist will work in collaboration with colleagues at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution and elsewhere to develop and maintain a comprehensive database for the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem, to assist in the design of research/monitoring of Atlantic bottlenose dolphin and ecosystem health, and to conduct conventional and spatial statistical data analyses.  Research Associate is expected to pursue this work with general guidance or advice from the immediate supervisor.  Conducts research on projects approved by the supervisor, with minimal supervision.  This will involve both laboratory and fieldwork.  Summarizes experimental results in the form of manuscripts for scientific publication, internal research reports, and presentations at scientific meetings.  Maintains clear, precise, explicit and legally sound records of research in the form of lab notebooks and computer files.  Performs related duties as required.


1.      Masters degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related discipline and four years applicable experience or Bachelors degree in relevant area and eight years experience.

2.      Documented skills in ability to use GIS methods for spatial analyses of environmental data; experience with the development, maintenance, and analysis of environmental and medical databases.

3.      A willingness to learn new techniques and/or applications, to complete individual assignments in an efficient and timely manner, and to work as a team member is expected.


To be considered, complete an Application for Employment from the website (www.hboi.edu), referencing Job Reference 07 CR 09.  Include curriculum vitae and names of three references.  Submit by mail or fax to:  Human Resources, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 N US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34946; FAX: (772) 466-3644; e-mail: humanresources at hboi.edu.  EOE/AAP/DFWP.  



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