Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the incumbent will provide support for bio statistical collaborative research and methodology research. This includes bio statistical consultation to faculty, staff, and student researchers working with Principal Investigator, Formatted Table support on study design, data cleaning and analysis, and data management, and coordination. Responsibilities include support for mathematical modeling, statistical programming (SAS, R, Access); running simulations for new and existing mathematical approaches to data analysis (including, but not limited to, survival analysis, generalized linear models, machine learning methods), arising from clinical trials and population-based studies; participating in discussions with researchers; assisting with the preparation of research papers, abstracts, and presentations; keeping current with related research literature; contributing to grant proposal preparation for future funding. The incumbent is responsible for managing multiple collaborative research projects and associated deadlines. Works on research data reporting assignments that are of moderate diversity in scope. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Graduation from college with a major in statistics or a related field and two years of professional statistical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge's and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Working skills in statistical analysis, systems programming, database design and data security measures. Working skills in analysis and consultation. Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
Graduation from college with a major in statistics or a related field and two years of professional statistical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge's and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Experience in managing large datasets and large databases, including, such as the Minimal Data Set from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample (NIS data), State Inpatient Databases (SID), Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER data) or other large longitudinal studies. Basic understanding of relational databases. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.). Computer skills: Highly proficient in SAS. Demonstrated skills and experiences in both biomedical collaborative research and methodology research. Statistical course work and background: Regression, logistic regression, linear and generalized linear models; linear and generalized linear mixed model; survival analysis; longitudinal data; clinical trials methods; machine learning; epidemiologic methods, including self-controlled case series method and measurement error; prediction, and missing data imputation Ability to function independently, keep track of multiple projects, work proactively to meet specific deadlines, and document procedures. Demonstrated skill to communicate effectively and professionally with a variety of research personnel and colleagues with varying technical backgrounds, orally and in writing.
Working knowledge of research function.
Experience with S-plus, Matlab, SPSS and Stata. HTML and database programming a plus.
Master or doctoral degree in biostatistics or statistics or equivalent coursework.
Other programming languages a plus.
Proficiency in programming Microsoft Access databases.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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