ITR Biostatistician

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Dec 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Anesthesiology - Research - 413624

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002866

Position Summary: THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-POSTED PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY. The Institute for Trauma Recovery at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill seeks a Senior Research Statistician/Bioinformaticist to conduct analyses assessing the relationship between genetic, molecular, and social-psychological variables and adverse outcome development following trauma exposure. Analyses will utilize multidimensional data from large-scale longitudinal studies of trauma survivors as well as small-scale translational/basic science data. Potential candidates should have experience in advanced statistical modeling, including structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, power /factor analyses, and classification analyses. He/she should also have the ability to handle and manipulate large, multi-dimensional datasets. Knowledge of SAS, SPSS, R, Mplus, and/or Python is desired, along with the ability to develop scripts/code as necessary to streamline/optimize analyses. Primary duties of the candidate include developing analysis plans in collaboration with members of the research team, conducting analyses in a timely fashion, interpreting results for the team, and writing analytic methods for peer-reviewed publications.

Application Deadline: 04/23/2018

Education Requirements: Candidates should have at least a Master's degree or preferably a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Epidemiology or Biostatistics or related degree.

Qualification and Experience: Qualifications required for this position include extensive knowledge of applied statistical and computational methods. Ideal candidates would have experience in data analysis, processing large datasets, and previous experience with statistical computing. Ideal candidates will have experience with longitudinal data analysis or repeated measures analysis. This position will not require acquisition of extramural funding. Additional desired qualifications include strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication, leadership, analytical thinking, desire to learn new methods, task delegation, problem solving, quality management, sound judgment, and planning and organization skills.

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: Lauren Andrews, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: landrews@aims.unc.edu

Special Instructions for Applicants:

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