Computer systems analysis/Programming, Data analysis/processing, Statistical organization & administration
The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), co-located at UCLA and Duke University, the national coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), is seeking applicants for the position of Statistician II for a data analytic initiative that will involve coordination of multiple collaborative projects. The NCTSN is a unique federally funded initiative that seeks to improve the quality, effectiveness, and availability of care and services for children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences (e.g., abuse, community violence, natural disasters, and terrorism). The NCCTS leads the coordination of NCTSN activities through multiple program areas, and provides support and facilitation of collaborations. Visit www.NCTSN.org for more organizational information.
Work Performed: Perform a variety of duties involving the application of intermediate statistical and technical skills in the design of research studies and the collection, compilation, and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data. Duties include generation of reports, statistical analysis and interpretation, programming, and consultation.
Candidate must be able to function independently and as a member of a research/study team. Provide statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of scientifically conducted studies. Participate in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data. Participate in developing data collection forms for scientific studies.
Operate one or more systems of computer hardware and statistical analysis software for the management and analysis of data (e.g., SPSS, SAS). Merge and process longitudinal data from multiple relational tables. Identify missing data and records. Write and update SAS code which automatically generates and updates summary tables using: SAS/ODS, SAS/MACRO, SQL, SAS/STAT, BASE, SAS/GRAPH. Identify complex relationships between variables using cross-tabulation, correlation, odds ratios and risk ratios, chi-square and t-tests; develop and test multivariate linear, non-parametric, and mixed models.
Participate in the preparation of written reports and oral presentations that summarize the analysis of data, interpret the findings and provide conclusions and recommendations. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Send cover letter and resume to Cathryn.firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary is dependent on education and experience. . Duke University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Position is located in Durham, NC. For additional information, reference Duke Position Requisition #401558629 Statistician II at http://www.hr.duke.edu//jobs/apply/external.php
Work requires a minimum of a Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics or related field and relevant experience, or a Bachelors degree in statistics, biostatistics or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or work experience.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. This unique network of frontline providers, family members, researchers, and national partners is committed to changing the course of children’s lives by improving their care and moving scientific gains quickly into practice across the U.S. The NCTSN is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and coordinated by the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS).
The NCTSN has grown from 17 funded centers in 2001 to 100 currently funded centers and over 150 Affiliate (formerly funded) centers and individuals in 2017, working in hospitals, universities, and community-based programs in 44 states and the District of Columbia.
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