Research Data Statistician - 117359
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#117359 Research Data StatisticianExtended Review Date: Mon 10/17/2022
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The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) is an Organized Research Unit at the University of California, San Diego.The goals of the institute include:1) Providing an academic home for the discipline of clinical and translational science;2) Enhancing biostatistics/bioinformatics capabilities that leverage unique UCSD resources;3) Developing novel technologies to improve clinical research;4) Forming research alliances to translate scientific discovery into best practices;5) Training the next generation of clinical and translational scientists.
The ACTRI has partnered with San Diego State University, J. Craig Venter Institute, the Burnham Institute, Salk, La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology and Palomar Pomerado Hospital to expand our research potential. In addition, the ACTRI collaborates with industry to advance clinical research opportunities.
The BERD (Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design) Unit supports the mission of the ACTRI to provide research resources, training, and collaboration opportunities for ACTRI scientists, health care providers, and the community.
In consultation with the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) BERD unit, the Statistician will be assigned to assist ACTRI investigators with study design, data analytics, and presentation of scientific findings. Under general supervision, the incumbent will perform moderately complex statistical computations for ACTRI investigators; consult regarding analytical approaches for studies of moderate statistical complexity and scope; provide guidance to students on statistical issues of moderate complexity; and contribute to manuscript development for studies requiring moderately complex statistical methods.
Six years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in statistics or related area plus two years of related statistical experience/training.
Working knowledge of research function.
Working skills in statistical analysis, systems programming, database design and data security measures.
Working skills in analysis and consultation.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
- Demonstrated experience designing, implementing, maintaining, and using large and complex databases.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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