STATISTICIAN II

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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STATISTICIAN II
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Occupational Summary:

Perform a variety of technical and statistical duties involved in management and analysis of multiple large-scale datasets in conjunction with a research program in support of a statistical function.

Work Performed:

1. Manages several large-scale longitudinal and cross-sectional datasets with phenotypic and genotyping information including (but not limited to) such tasks as downloading, updating, maintaining original data, performing data formatting and pre-processing, and quality control procedures. 10%

2. Constructs various analytic phenotypic and genetic data files from original datasets as required for the projects including combining multiple disparate raw databases using relevant software. Assists in harmonization of various phenotypes across examinations and different studies. 10%

3. Performs basic, intermediate, and advanced level statistical analyses under minimal supervision. Generates required statistical output (e.g., tables, listings and figures) and participates in preparation of papers for publications and presentations. 40%

4. Develops own codes using relevant software (e.g., SAS, R) and validates results in collaboration with researchers. 20%

5. Conducts analyses using advanced mathematical models developed in the researchteam. Assists in development of new advanced mathematical models and their implementation and dissemination in collaboration with other senior statisticians and researchers. 5%

6. Collaborates with Principal Investigator, senior researchers and statisticians regarding data management and statistical and modeling needs. Understands and complies with Data Use Agreements and other relevant regulations related to data management and analyses. 5%

7. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. 10%

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel for this position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education
Work requires a minimum of a Master's degree in (bio)statistics or related field and no relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree in (bio)statistics or related field and 2 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination or relevant education and/or work experience.
Experience
A working knowledge of statistical software (e.g., SAS and/or R) and solid command of the English language is required. Prior contribution to analysis of research projects and/or academic manuscripts (especially in genetic association analyses) is desirable. Experience in working in Linux/Unix environment is a plus.

Requisition Number
401279407

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
2239 STATISTICIAN II

Job Family Level
79

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a minimum of a Master's degree in statistics, (bio)statistics or related field and no relevant experience, or a Bachelorsdegree in statistics, (bio)statistics or related field and 2 yearsrelevant experience, or an equivalent combination or relevant educationand/or work experience.

Experience

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

90981BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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