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R Developer

  • Location: South Carolina
  • £ Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Alicia Licht
  • Expiry Date: 09 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -092022-473631

Job Description

* This role will assist with developing an R package for graphical multiple testing, based on the gMCP R package, and running simulation studies in R to support the evaluation of innovative trial designs.

Job Responsibilities:

* Understand the structure of the gMCP R package.

* Understand basic concepts about graphical multiple testing.

* Support the development of a new R package with a focus on building infrastructures, increase computational efficiency, testing and validation.

* Implement multiple testing procedures in R under the guidance of experts.

* Use Rcpp or parallelization if needed to improve efficiency.

* Perform testing and validation of the package.

* Develop an R Shiny app for the package, if possible.

* Perform simulation studies in R to support the evaluation of innovative trial designs as needed, under the guidance of senior statisticians.

* Summarize simulation results in written reports.

Knowledge and Skills

* Proficient in R programming including the latest development in style and format.

* R package development skills including testing and validation.

* Ability to improve computational efficiency and knowledge about parallelization.

* Ability to understand the statistical concepts from R languages.

* R Shiny development skills.

Education and Experience

* 5 years of relevant experience and a BA or BS.

* 3 years of relevant experience and a MS.

* Professional R developer with R package development experience as required.

* Experience with Rcpp and parallel computing is preferred.

* Experience with R Shiny development is preferred.