Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) in the Department of Biostatistics has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist/Statistical Analyst to join our collaborative research team. The CHSCC coordinates several large-scale cohort studies, primarily in cardiovascular epidemiology research, and enjoys an excellent reputation for design, coordination, and biostatistical analysis of such studies. This position is primarily with the Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP) but will also support other studies active at the CHSCC. The person in this position will program visualizations of safety and quality control reports to share with study stakeholders. The statistician will also participate in epidemiologic research by actively engaging in data analysis for publication.
This position requires a solid understanding of epidemiological principles and biostatistics. The person in this position will need to have a high degree of organizational ability, interest in working in varying subject areas, and strong analytic skills.
The KPMP project is a high profile and important project for UW, and this COVID project contributes to public health in an important way during the pandemic.
RESPONSIBILITIES •Program statistical reports for quality control and safety data. •Perform independent statistical analyses of data for publication in peer-reviewed journals, •participate in working group conference calls, work collaboratively with external investigators to co-author papers, and assist with sample size calculations.
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REQUIREMENTS •Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or epidemiology, with related 2-3 years of epidemiologic research experience. Equivalent experience may substitute for degree. •Strong analytical skills. •Ability to program in at least one statistical programming language (i.e. R, Python) and familiarity with at least one major statistical analysis package (i.e. Stata, R).
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
DESIRED •Experience working in a clinical research center
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