Biostatistics Intern

Position Details

Department: RSRCH-GRNT | Clinical Research Admin
Category: Research
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: PRN
Posting #: 693083
Posted On: 8/22/2022

Position Summary

Posting Note: Must be a Local candidate and be able to work on-site.

The Biostatistics Intern is mentored by a professional PhD Biostatistician to gain statistical consulting experience and develop skills required to provide statistical services for clinical research and quality studies. Specific tasks include literature review, protocol development, sample size calculations, data cleaning, statistical analyses for various data types using the statistical software R, results summary, interpretation of statistical estimates, and contributing to abstract and manuscript writing. The Biostatistics Intern may be included as a co-author on conference presentations and publication.

Position Duties

  1. Performs literature review of clinical studies and statistical methods.
  2. Contributes to the development of research/quality study protocols, including the development of statistical analyses plans and sample size calculations.
  3. Imports data from various sources into the software R, and performs data cleaning operations (examine data distributions, apply transformations, define new variables).
  4. Performs wide range of statistical analyses as needed to address study aims, and appropriate for the data distribution.
  5. Summarizes statistical results using Tables and Figures, and interpret statistical results in the context of the study aims.
  6. Writes statistical methods and results sections of Abstracts and manuscripts.
  7. Meets (in-person or virtually) with study investigators and staff regularly to discuss completed tasks and plan future work.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
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