Senior Statistician - Remote - 120079
#120079 Senior Statistician - RemoteInitial Review Date: Thu 3/9/2023
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The Department of Medicine is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego and employs 486+ full-time salaried faculty members and 100+ academic appointees. Staff personnel include 600+ staff in 9 bargaining units, students, and volunteers. There are 250 clinical faculty practicing at multiple sites and hospitals.
The Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health (ID+GPH) within the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego aims to eliminate the burdens of infectious diseases and health disparities by delivering outstanding patient care, conducting world-class multidisciplinary health research, directing the institutional response to antimicrobial resistance, preventable healthcare associated infections, and emerging pathogens, and offering leadership, consultation and training on global public health, gender equity, microbiology, and infectious diseases topics.
Incumbent will provide statistical, bioinformatics, and data-management support for a multiple-investigator human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-clinical and -translational research program. 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, 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 HIV program project.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statisticalanalyses 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 an Bachelor’s degree in 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. Master's degree is preferred.
Proven skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming. 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.
Demonstrated experience with statistical programming and use of statistical computer packages, including SAS and R.
Strong ability to read complex scientific literature, understand appropriate study design, formulate appropriate statistical hypotheses, and propose appropriate statistical methods.
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.
Skills in project management. Proven skill in prioritizing multiple responsibilities and tasks. Excellent organizational skills.
Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.
Demonstrated knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, and relational database concepts.
- Experience with clinical trial protocols.
- MS or PhD in statistics preferred.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $63,400 - $142,800 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $30.36 - $68.39
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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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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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