Senior Statistician - 116199
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#116199 Senior StatisticianExtended Deadline: Thu 7/21/2022
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This position will work remotely at first, but will likely be a hybrid/remote in the future. Hybrid schedule will include a combination of working onsite at the Front Street location and remotely.
Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine with comprehensive clinical programs, extensive basic science and clinical research, and diverse educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. The internationally renowned faculty play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines, and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars. More than one hundred trainees at the graduate student and postdoctoral level, as well as more than 300 professional, research and administrative staff who along with the department administrators interact closely with the faculty. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced and interested individuals to become a part of our dynamic cutting-edge research, clinical, and educational environment.
The incumbent performs moderately to highly complex statistical computations for investigators in the Division of Dysmorphology/Teratology in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Better Beginnings at UCSD under the guidance of a senior faculty statistician. The incumbent prepares statistical tables for periodic and special reports for multiple projects sponsored by various pharmaceutical companies; consults regarding study design for studies of moderate to high statistical complexity and scope; provides assistance to students in the Division on statistical issues; and contributes to manuscript and grant proposal development for studies requiring moderately complex statistical methods.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.
Thorough skills associated with statistical analysis and consultation.
Demonstrated experience doing complex statistical programming. Proficient in R programming. Knowledge of SAS and SPSS would be a plus.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
Proven skills in project management.
Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.
- Knowledge of relational database concepts, programming, and SQL language.
- Experience designing, implementing, maintaining and using large and complex databases.
- Ability to recommend plans for research design.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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