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#94518 Research Data Analyst/Senior Statistician

Filing Deadline: Wed 7/25/2018

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/13/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, uses multiple statistical software packages to look for outliers and anomalies in the data. Writes and debugs code using several statistical software packages such as R and SAS. Designs, maintains and documents procedures, including methods and summary/conclusions. Interfaces between biostatisticians and all the data used for the analyses. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and/or research software programming techniques.

The incumbent demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Develops, plans and executes a wide range of statistical analyses including multi-variable, mathematical modeling, power and sample size calculations, mixed effect modeling of longitudinal data and non-parametric statistics related to ophthalmic and vision science research. 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Three (3+) or more years of research data analysis and/or statistician experience.

  • Proven expertise in using R, STATA, SAS and/or other statistical software as needed.

  • Experience managing and working with large-scale multivariate longitudinal data-bases.

  • Demonstrated experience preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication.

  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner verbally and written.

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

  • Proven experience doing complex statistical programming. Thorough skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming.

  • Strong skills in project management. Thorough knowledge of research function. Thorough skills in analysis and consultation.

  • Expertise in univariate and multivariate statistical procedures for cross-sectional and longitudinal study designs including linear and logistic regression, mixed effects modeling, and/or Cox proportional hazards.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

MS or PhD in statistics preferred.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Employment is subject to a criminal background check.


UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

 

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UC San Diego School of Medicine
Payroll Title:
RSCH DATA ANL 3
Department:
OPHTHALMOLOGY/Research Glaucoma
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day

 

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