Biostatistician I - Environmental Medicine and Public Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Seeking full-time Biostatistical Programmer/Analyst for epidemiologic studies of environmental exposures and human health. Working as a member of biostatistical teams on multiple environmental health studies, the individual will be an integral team member providing analytic support requiring high-level analytic skills. 


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with senior biostatisticians and environmental health scientists on NIH grant applications and funded projects
  • Review proposed grant applications, working closely with other analysts recommend analytic strategies to accommodate study design, plan, prepare, and interpret statistical analysis plans, advising researchers on analytic problems, and preparing reports on analytic plans
  • Perform biostatistical analyses using SAS and R to perform data analyses including working with complex and possibly high dimensional data sets
  • Summarize results including writing text for papers, grants, and reports
  • Maintain files and records
  • Opportunity for co-authorship of scientific research papers
  • Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology or related field. Proficiency with SAS and R programming required
  • Programming experience in Python or Stan is a plus but not required. Demonstrated knowledge of statistical research principles, methods, procedures and standards
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting observational research data as well as applying a range of statistical techniques in support of epidemiologic research
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is required
  • Experience in working with metabolomic, epigenetic and/or microbiome datasets is a plus but not required

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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