Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Department of Medicine is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego and employs 486+ full-time salaried faculty members and 100+ academic appointees. Staff personnel include 600+ staff in 9 bargaining units, students, and volunteers. There are 250 clinical faculty practicing at multiple sites and hospitals.
The Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health (ID+GPH) within the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego aims to eliminate the burdens of infectious diseases and health disparities by delivering outstanding patient care, conducting world-class multidisciplinary health research, directing the institutional response to antimicrobial resistance, preventable healthcare associated infections, and emerging pathogens, and offering leadership, consultation and training on global public health, gender equity, microbiology, and infectious diseases topics.
Incumbent will provide statistical, bioinformatics, and data-management support for a multiple-investigator human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-clinical and -translational research program. Incumbent is responsible for application of a broad range of statistical data analysis methods, including generalized linear and additive models, mixed effects models and other multivariate methods, network analysis techniques, Bayesian methods, power and sample size calculation, statistical methods for genomics and sequence analysis.
Major responsibilities will include statistical, quantitative and data analysis support for grant proposals and manuscript preparation; data analyses and automating report generation utilizing a centralized biomedical data management system with specific responsibilities for biostatistical/data management and research progress reporting needs of an HIV program project.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and/or research software programming techniques in study design; data analysis; and protocol, grant, and manuscript preparation. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Graduation from college with a major in statistics or a related field and three (3) years of professional statistical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.
Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Thorough knowledge of research function. Master's Degree is preferred.
Proven skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming. Experience with statistical methods and models incorporating a broad range of study designs and traditional and modern statistical approaches such as linear, logistic, Poisson, survival and longitudinal models, multiple testing adjustment methods, and machine learning techniques.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing. Experience providing written interpretation of statistical methods and results, in a manner suitable for publication. Excellent time management skills.
Demonstrated skills in project management. Skill in prioritizing multiple responsibilities and tasks. Excellent organizational skills.
Thorough skills in analysis and consultation.
Strong research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations.
Demonstrated experience with statistical programming and use of statistical computer packages, including SAS and R.
Proven ability to read complex scientific literature, understand appropriate study design, formulate appropriate statistical hypotheses, and propose appropriate statistical methods.
Proficiency using computer software; Word, Excel, Power Point, and relational database concepts.
Solid skill in prioritizing multiple responsibilities and tasks. Excellent organizational skills.
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