Senior Statistician at University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Posted in Other 8 days ago.
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Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, California
Under the supervision of the Manager of the Data Analysis team, the incumbent will lead statistical analysis and supervise data managers and graduate student researchers in data management and analysis tasks for the Center Director and other Principal Investigators. The Incumbent will summarize and write up analysis results for publication. The incumbent will also provide statistical support for grant development that includes power calculations and writing of analysis sections. The incumbent's work will occur in a supportive environment that includes a group of biostatisticians who collaborate with investigators in the design, implementation, and data analysis for behavioral studies
This is a 1 year contract position, may convert to career.
Masters in statistics or a related field strongly preferred
Strong knowledge of general statistical methods, such as longitudinal and multilevel models, survival analysis, experimental design, sample survey, clinical trials, , dealing with missing data, etc.
Minimum of one year of work experience in practical statistical applications; ability to interpret statistical analysis results and identify their potential limitations.
Thorough familiarity with at least one commonly used statistical package such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA, and general familiarity with several statistical packages.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and a collegial approach to teamwork.
Demonstrated ability to read and understand research papers on behavioral interventions, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse.
Experience with social or behavioral sciences and data analysis related to this field