Statistician - NIH - Bethesda, MD

    Kelly Services
    Germantown, MD 20874
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers.  Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world.  We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a Statistician at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

    This is a long-term contract position which offers:

    • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package
    • Optional health, vision, and dental plans
    • Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.
    • Access to NIH’s unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


    TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall: 

    • Design and implement statistical analyses and studies of NIGMS grants programs and policies.
    • Identify, collect, evaluate, and appropriately modify relevant administrative and outcome data or data elements to perform statistical studies.
    • Employ several statistical techniques to various programmatic analyses, including:
      • logistic regression
      • survival analysis
      • generalized risk models
      • analysis of frequency distributions
      • multivariate analysis
      • sampling
      • analysis of variance
      • estimating effect sizes
    • Adapt existing statistical methods to perform required analyses.
    • Use advanced statistical analysis techniques to characterize the outcomes of grants programs against other comparable groups of awards or applications (i.e., appropriate counterfactuals).
    • Develop novel methodologies and metrics for assessing NIGMS’ grants, training, diversity, and workforce development portfolios.
    • Create statistical computer programs to perform analyses and adequately document code to enable sharing with other DIMA and NIH staff.


    REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: 

    • Ph.D. degree in a statistical, biomedical and/or behavioral science, or science related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.
    • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related field.
    • Experience in the use of R statistical computing software and Oracle SQL.
    • Experience in Python and Stata, and in business process improvement. 

    When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

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    About Kelly®

    At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

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    Posting ID: 608986498Posted: 2021-04-18Job Title: Statistician