Statistician Investigator

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: FPG Child Development Inst - 631200

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002738

Position Summary: The Design and Statistical Computing Unit at the Frank Port Graham Child Development Center is seeking a statistician. The statistician will consult with FPG investigators, serve as the primary statistician on multi-disciplinary developmental projects, and can conduct his/her own primary research projects. This statistician will be expected to be able to conduct complex multilevel, longitudinal, and structural equation models, as well as models for missing data (including non-ignorable missingness). The application should have primary expertise in SAS and Mplus software. Previous experience working with psychological and educational researchers is strongly encouraged.

Application Deadline: 10/18/2017

Education Requirements: Ph.D. in quantitative psychology (preferably), sociology, or education with a special emphasis on statistical methodology.

Qualification and Experience: The Statistician Investigator must be experienced in working as a collaborator with researchers (especially psychologists and educational researchers) and must have a comprehensive knowledge of applied behavioral statistics. Other experience should include coordinating the statistical and data management components of multiple research projects simultaneously. We require at least one year of full-time professional experience (post-doc experiences are acceptable) in an academic setting, Proficiency with SAS and Mplus is required.

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: Charles Cannon III-HR Manager

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: charcan@email.unc.edu