Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a consultant/associate professor of biostatistics.

A Consultant/Associate Professor of Biostatistics is responsible for designing research studies to obtain scientific information and analyze health-related data to identify trends or relationships among variables.

The essential duties of this post are preparing graphics or other visual representations of information, applying mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve queries in scientific or applied fields, designing computer modelling or simulation programs, developing scientific or mathematical models, assigning duties or work schedules to employees, monitoring clinical trials or experiments to guarantee adherence to established procedures, verifying the quality of data collected, calculating sample size requirements for clinical studies, analyzing archival data like birth, death and disease records, writing program codes to analyze data using statistical analysis software.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


To perform research well enough before undertaking any troubleshooting task.

To improve on my technical deduction and logical isolations skills and capabilities.

[employee comments goal]

Personalize one's working space by adding family and friends photos in order to be more productive and boost one's motivation

Cultivate a supportive environment by avoiding colleagues who make one feel discouraged and keeping close those who provide positive energy

[employee comments goal]

Champion the company's vision and mission and provide valuable input as an effective strategic planning team member

Monitor the progress of a strategic plan once it has been implemented in order to evaluate its effectiveness

[employee comments goal]

Think creatively outside the box and share ideas with the rest of the team

Understand the need to work as a team and the part each player ought to play

[employee comments goal]

Project a healthy self-image all the time setting the trend for others to follow

Insist that staff members meet standards of grooming and appearance

[employee comments goal]

Respect each view from all individuals and choose those that fit the current situation

Do not underestimate any idea even when they are not appropriate

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in tasks that need to be prioritized and innovate methods to take on new tasks

Show willingness to work extra hours in order to cover a colleague's responsibilities whenever there is need

[employee comments goal]

Listen carefully to oral directions, summarize what one has heard and link these directions to the information that one already have

Take time to understand the steps and their purpose and run through the process mentally before handling it physically

[employee comments goal]

Pay more attention to all rules and regulations and treat everyone fairly

Demonstrate honesty in all communication and actions made and keep promises

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in learning how to operate modern electronic devices

Show more willingness to learn how to keep computers and mobile devices secure, and free from unauthorized access

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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