Biometrics/biostatistics, Data analysis/processing
The candidate will devote full time effort to two large, NIH-funded observational studies investigating novel diagnostic, genomic, and translational research efforts toward addressing drug-resistant tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV-associated pulmonary infections in Southern Africa. The candidate will be responsible for monitoring study data, compiling or merging data files, and completing statistical analyses; prepare data for publication; assist with writing manuscripts, progress reports, and grants; and assist with project management. The candidate will work under the supervision of a senior PhD statistician who is a co-investigator on the studies to perform more elaborate analyses, including multiple imputation, mediation analyses, and complex prediction algorithms. This project is funded for five years.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to John.Metcalfe@ucsf.edu. Questions may be directed to the same address.
Expertise with standard statistical packages, such as R, STATA and SAS. STATA required.
Two or more years of experience in applied statistical analyses of prospective data, including longitudinal data, survival analysis, and approaches to missing data. Experience with statistical analysis of clinical trial data is strongly preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative spirit
Effective team player and ability to work and problem-solve independently
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience with scientific writing including published manuscripts and/or grant applications preferred
Experience with data presentation/graphics software, Adobe Illustrator or equivalent, preferred
The position is based in SF bay area. We will consider remote positions (e.g., working from outside the SF bay area), but periodic in-person meetings in SF would be required and candidate’s track record should demonstrate responsiveness and productivity in remote work positions.
Interest in global health and ability to travel to South Africa for ~ 1 week 1-2 times per year is a plus
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 51247BR
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences, health professions and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
The mission of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is to provide comprehensive medical care for the community, to develop innovative research aimed at elucidating basic mechanisms of disease, and to translate its research activities into both new clinical initiatives and a rich training environment for the next generation of academic physician scientists.