This position is in the Division of Biostatistics within the Department of Public Health Sciences and supports basic and clinical research and investigators throughout the School of Medicine, through the CTSC Biostatistics Resource. Incumbent will act as a biostatistician on a variety of projects in the School of Medicine. Incumbent will participate in projects within the Division of Biostatistics to include using state of the art mathematical approaches to data analysis, developing related software, participating in discussions with researchers, participating in publication of papers in scientific journals, attending conferences and making presentations, conducting seminars, keeping current with related literature, helping to guide and educate students, postdoctoral scholars, residents, and fellows, and helping to write proposals for future funding. This position reports directly to Dr. Sandra Taylor.
Bachelor’s degree in biological science, computational/programming, or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Experience Programming in R or SAS
Demonstrated experience conducting and interpreting statistical analyses including ANOVA, linear regression, logistic regression, survival analyses, and longitudinal analyses
Experience documenting and organizing statistical analyses, including programming code, data and analysis output in accordance with reproducible research standards
Experience summarizing and communicating results of statistical analyses to non-statisticians both verbally and in writing
Experience preparing data sets for statistical analysis including identifying errors and inconsistencies, merging multiple data sets, subsetting and reorganizing data sets
Ability to work collaboratively with investigators with diverse backgrounds in a research environment either in a university or industry setting.
Good writing skills with experience contributing to scholarly publication, technical reports and/or grant preparation
Strong verbal communication skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, biometry, data science or closely-related field and/or equivalent experience and/or training preferred
Campus, medical center or other university setting and various external venues .
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
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