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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116603 Statistical and Research Data Analyst

Extended Review Date: Fri 8/12/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/14/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.


UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.

Under direct supervision, the Statistical and Research Data Analyst will provide data management and analytic support for projects aimed at the identification of genes for neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular diseases at the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego. Main duties and responsibilities include participation in: 1) project coordination, including independently obtaining data from various clinical and genomic resources, integrating and formatting large, complex datasets, and maintaining current databases; 2) data quality control, and statistical analyses of clinical, psychological, biological, and genomic data; 3) assist with presentation and publication of collected data, participate in the writing of manuscripts and grants, particularly in the preparation of methods and results text.

Performs other miscellaneous duties and other responsibilities as required such as planning limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies and planning and implementing data analyses of moderate complexity as needed in collaboration with lead authors and senior project biostatisticians in order to publish scientific manuscripts in major scientific journals and for scientific presentations at conferences and meeting


  • Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area.

  • Acquiring knowledge of research function. Acquiring ability to perform research analysis duties.

  • Acquiring statistical analysis, systems programming, and database design skills to perform research analysis duties.

  • Ability to effectively manage time and see assigned parts of projects through to completion on deadline.

  • Basic consultation and communication skills.

  • Experience in performing statistical analyses of clinical, biological, psychological, and genomic data.

  • Experience with various computer platforms and operating systems, including PC, Mac, and Unix.

  • Experience with programming and scripting languages (R, Python).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the application of basic and multivariate statistics to complex databases.

  • Experience assisting in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends.

  • Ability to plan limited studies or assist higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.

  • Experience planning and implementing data analyses of moderate complexity as needed in collaboration with lead authors and senior project biostatisticians in order to publish scientific manuscripts in major scientific journals and for scientific presentations at conferences and meetings.


  • Experience with genetic analysis software (e.g., Plink).
  • Master's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Experience with psychiatric diagnostic instruments (e.g., CAPS, BDU) and psychological questionnaires (e.g., PCL, DRRIs).


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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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