Senior Statistician - 116323
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#116323 Senior StatisticianFiling Deadline: Thu 5/26/2022
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The Department of Neurosciences is a large department within the UCSD School of Medicine. The Department’s mission is to create the synergies and define the ideas and programs that will allow us to transform the way our neurosciences community discovers, teaches and cares. We strive to conduct cutting-edge science and research and train the next generation of neurologists and researchers by fostering education at all levels and integrating the latest scientific and medical advances into the curriculum.
Incumbent will provide statistical, bioinformatics, and data-management support for a multiple-investigator research team designed to discover early biomarkers and causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Incumbent is responsible for application of a broad range of statistical data analysis methods, including generalized linear and additive models, mixed effects models and other multivariate methods, network analysis techniques, Bayesian methods, cluster techniques, growth curve modeling, power and sample size calculation, statistical methods for genomics and sequence analysis.
Major responsibilities will include statistical, quantitative and data analysis support for grant proposals and manuscript preparation; data analyses and automating report generation utilizing a centralized biomedical data management system with specific responsibilities for biostatistical/data management and research progress reporting needs of an autism program project. Additional responsibilities include drafting statistics and results sections for publications.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques in study design; data analysis; and protocol, grant, and manuscript preparation. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. in a related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training
Thorough knowledge of research function. Graduation from college with a major in statistics or a related field and three (3) years of professional statistical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Strong skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming. Demonstrated working experience with statistical methods and models incorporating a broad range of study designs and traditional and modern statistical approaches such as linear, logistic, Poisson, survival and longitudinal models, multiple testing adjustment methods, and machine learning techniques.
Thorough skills in analysis and consultation.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing. Experience providing written interpretation of statistical methods and results, in a manner suitable for publication. Excellent time management skills.
Proven skills in project management. Demonstrated skill in prioritizing multiple responsibilities and tasks. Excellent organizational skills.
Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.
Demonstrated experience with statistical programming and use of statistical computer packages, including SAS or R.
Ability to read complex scientific literature, understand appropriate study design, formulate appropriate statistical hypotheses, and propose appropriate statistical methods.
Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, and relational database concepts.
- Experience with clinical trial protocols.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
- Applicant must show evidence of academic scholarship in the form of at least 3 co-authored papers in peer reviewed journals.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!
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