Research Associate

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Surgery - Vascular - 414060

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Research

Vacancy ID: NF0002564

Position Summary: A Research Associate (research data statistical analyst) with a strong data management and SAS programming background, for multiple research studies in surgical outcomes using large secondary health care related data. This position is needed to assist in the creation of analytic datasets, design, analysis and interpretation of diverse health services and observational research studies. This person will interface directly with principal investigators working on surgical outcomes research to help operationalize research questions, recommend and apply analytic approaches and assist with interpretation. The position is to be a full-time FTE, shared equally between Dr. Anthony Charles (General Acute Care Surgery) and Dr. Corey Kalbaugh (Divisions of Vascular & Cardiothoracic Surgery).

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Pharmacoepidemiology or Epidemiology plus two years of relevant experience. OR PhD in Biostatistics, Pharmacoepidemiology or Epidemiology.

Qualification and Experience: The selected candidate must have problem solving skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience or the ability to train and assist others in a team-science research group is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Corey Kalbaugh, PhD

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: corey_kalbaugh@med.unc.edu