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Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Laboratory and Research

Job Description

The Department of Population Health Science at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is currently seeking an experienced candidate, to fill the growing need of the professional role of a Biostatistician involved in the calf model of Cryptosporidium parvum.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related field. An exception can be made for a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Veterinary Science, or equivalent field with relevant experience in biostatistics and epidemiology.
Proficiency in SAS, R, or JMP
Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Powerpoint.
Fluency in English is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated proficiency managing and analyzing data sets, experience with randomized controlled trials is preferred, as well as statistical methods for laboratory test validation.
Advanced training or experience in biosecurity, zoonosis, and public health.
Advanced training or continuing education in epidemiology or research methods is desired
Basic knowledge of laboratory procedures such as fecal analysis and blood analysis.
Managerial experience is preferred, preference given to candidates with experience managing clinical trials and providing technical backstopping in trial management.

Pay Band

3- Wage

Appointment Type


Review Date

December 3, 2021

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation ofCOVID-19 vaccinationor receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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