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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Bethesda, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.  We are currently seeking a Statistician (Clinical Epidemiology) with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

  • Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
  • An opportunity to work on mission critical topics such as COVID-19 and antibiotic resistance in the United States
  • Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
  • Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at

TASKS. The contractor shall:

  • Conduct data management and analyses for studies related to infectious diseases and/or critical illness of high national priority in the Clinical Epidemiology Section, Critical Care Medicine Department, including but not limited to the following diseases and conditions: critical illness, infectious diseases, emerging antibiotics, comparative effectiveness of new and existing therapies using observational design, clinical outcomes research in antimicrobial resistance, sepsis and COVID-19
  • Work collaboratively at the level of co-investigator with senior scientists; support other personnel including data managers, computer scientists, biostatiscians and technicians.
  • Participate in the formulation of hypotheses, study design to inform dataset structure and monitoring quality control of data collection. 
  • Research and review literature to retrieve targeted clinical or scientific information from publicly available resources, such as PubMED, National Library of Medicine, and other government publications (e.g., the Center for Disease Control various survey response databases) and other resources.
  • Participate in conferences when statistical input is required. Conferences may involve   intramural  investigators from other Institutes, and/or other federal agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Use electronic medical record data (Center Health Facts Database, Hospital discharge datasets maintained by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Premier as well as registry data) for creating analyzable datasets for testing hypotheses related to prevalence and risk factors and outcomes for selected diseases of interest.
  • Review assembly and accuracy of missingness in clinical and microbiologic datasets to be used for epidemiologic analysis and assess and adjust for missing data
  • Analyze specified study cohort with relational database management systems (DBMS) and tweak based on investigator feedback and analytical needs.
  • Interact with epidemiology, laboratory and clinical personnel to coordinate ongoing studies as well as extract and analyze relevant information.
  • Utilize knowledge of data structure and various programming language (SQL, SAS, R) as applied to epidemiology or infectious disease research for the above tasks; present results in tabular and graphical format using appropriate language.
  • Contribute to manuscript preparation including drafting of methods and analysis and online supplement sections with detail relevant to data curation and assembly as well as epidemiologic design with opportunities to lead the analysis of a study.
  • Perform troubleshooting, interpretation of results and analysis.
  • Contribute to project management for projects within the Clinical Epidemiology Section.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Data Science/Programming/Informations or other related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Master's degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in data management, bioinformatics or other related discipline.
  • Ability to independently plan and perform sophisticated data curation of large datasets for medical research and extensive familiarity with data requirements for modeling techniques especially types of regression, propensity matching and other relevant analyses for comparative effectiveness using observational data
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in data analysis of large data sets using SAS, R, and SQL.
  • Proficiency in SAS, R, SQL or similar programming languages and use of large databases.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and Graph Pad Prism (or equivalent software) for enabling graphical representation of scientific results.
  • Demonstrated expertise in advanced research methods and strategies.
  • Previous experience working with healthcare data.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Project management skills and familiarity with project management tools
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.



Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed.  Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls.  All qualified candidates will be contacted.

Why Kelly®

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly® Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It's just another way we make the job search work for you.

About Kelly®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We're always thinking about what's next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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