Job Description

Payroll Title:
RSCH DATA ANL 4
Department:
SURGERY
Hiring Pay Scale
$101,200 - $146,700 / Year
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#129469 Staff Biostatistician- Hybrid/Remote

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/29/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/26/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 5/08/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite on Campus and remote.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Surgery is one of the largest departments in the School of Medicine and is comprised of 102 full-time faculty members, 220 voluntary faculty members, 20 physicians employed on MSP agreements, 25 doctors employed by the VA or other facilities, 77 accredited and 13 non-accredited trainees and 100 career staff. Activities are organized in 13 sub-specialty divisions. Annual expenditures across the Department total over $66.5M with a global research portfolio of over $19M. The missions of research, education, and patient care are intertwined and are integral to the goals of the department.

As a leader in research and patient care, the UC San Diego Department of Surgery is committed to providing the latest in expert and compassionate treatment, performing leading-edge research, and training the next generation of top plastic surgeons. UC San Diego Health is currently ranked among America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

UC San Diego Department of Surgery is in search of an advanced biostatistician for a staff position. Applies extensive knowledge as a research professional with an in-depth understanding of statistical and/or other analysis techniques designed to support research projects of broad scope and complexity. Incumbent with a broad range of research interests are welcome and encouraged to apply; particular attention will be paid to applicants whose areas of interest include outcome research, quality improvement research, and health disparities research.

The incumbent will provide advance statistical support for all phases of health sciences research in the Department of Surgery.

Lead will be expected to manage and support the entire Dept of Surgery Research team, including massive data acquisition, management and maintenance.

Must possess ample experience in supporting a large Dept of Surgery, with approximately 85 clinical faculty and its different divisions. In addition, the incumbent is expected to manage multiple data and projects simultaneously, including complex statistical analysis for large data sets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training

  • In-depth knowledge of research function.

  • Advanced skills associated with statistical analysis, database management, and systems programming. Exceptional computing skills in statistical software and a publication record documenting both self-directed and collaborative research.

  • Advanced skills in analysis and consultation.

  • Advanced ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.

  • Advanced project management skills. Ability to lead and influence within and external to project team. Advanced ability to build, foster, and maintain positive and productive professional relationships.

  • Advanced research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.

  • Advanced ability to think creatively to recommend action steps or strategize solutions relative to research.

  • Advanced ability to professionally manage cross-discipline and cross-institute collaborations, acting as an engaged and proactive subject matter expert.

  • Knowledge of clinical trial designs.

  • Advanced ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and research team members.

  • Advanced ability to manage multiple collaborations - multi-tasks.

  • Advanced experience designing and analyzing large data, including co-authoring protocols, grant proposals, and peer-reviewed publications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with managing and cleaning data from large Federal databases such as NSQIP or Medicare.

  • Experience with standard statistical software packages such as SAS, "R", etc.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $101,200 - $192,200 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $48.47 - $92.05

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).


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If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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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