UTS - Temporary Research Data Manager/Biostatistician at UNC Chapel Hill

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

UTS - Temporary Research Data Manager/Biostatistician at UNC Chapel Hill

Department Name:

HR UTS Partnership

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:



Full-Time Temporary

Work Schedule:

8am-5pm, some evenings if needed urgently

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

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Posting Close Date:


Description of Work:

The department invites applications for a data manager/biostatistician. This individual will apply modern advanced methods to the analysis of genetic and molecular data from first-in-kind prospective cohorts of trauma survivors, and will also utilize traditional biostatistical/epidemiologic methods to gain important new insights into the pathogenesis and trajectory of post-traumatic disorders. ideal candidate will have familiarity with multilevel modeling and structural equation modeling. This individual will assist researchers with power analyses and data analytic plans for grants. Further, this individual will work closely with clinical researchers in the department to analyze data, write results, and present findings in manuscript-quality tables and figures. This individual will have the opportunity for co-authorship on these manuscripts. For those interested and with relevant experience, there is also the opportunity to first author manuscripts. Similarly, for those interested and qualified, there are also opportunities for advancement within the department, such as to research faculty positions.

Education and Experience:

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

Qualifications required for this position include extensive knowledge of applied statistical and computational methods as well as data management skills. Ideal candidates would have experience in data analysis, processing/cleaning large datasets, and previous experience with statistical computing. Ideal candidates will have experience with longitudinal data analysis or repeated measures analysis.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Special Instructions :

UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses.
If interested, please apply here: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/139537

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Job No:
Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time