Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Data Analyst for the Rutgers University Biostatistics & Epidemiology Services (RUBIES) at the School of Public Health. Under the direction of the Administrative Manager, the Data Analyst with strong quantitative skills will support research studies in terms of data management, data analysis, and general statistical consulting.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Consults with clients on study design for both experimental and observational studies.
Assists clients with statistical aspects of IRB applications.
Prepares datasets and provide supporting documentation for statistical analysis.
Develops appropriate statistical models to analyze research data, while managing and maintaining datasets.
Interacts with senior and junior investigators to analyze study data for technical reports, journal articles, and conference presentations.
Contributes towards manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, including writing clear and concise statistical methodology sections and summarizing results in text, tables, and figures.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field.
One (1) year of experience in academia, government, or industry in the area of design and analysis of projects.
Experience with basic MS Office software, data analysis software including SAS, SPSS, R, etc.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong quantitative skills.
Excellent written and interpersonal communication is essential.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands from multiple investigators.
Outstanding human relations skills, and the ability to function in a team environment.
Experience with REDCap, GIS spatial analysis, and large databases is a plus.
Knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
May require some travel between campus to meet with investigators and coordinate activities.
Posting Number: 21ST1059
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 131254
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.