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Sr. Statistician

  • Job ID: 574829824
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Anes Childrens Hospital
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $31.08 to $52.46 / hour

Description

Purpose:
UPMC Physician Services Division is hiring Sr. Statistician for the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, UPMC Presbyterian located in Oakland, PA.  Monday - Friday daylight shifts. 

To provide comprehensive statistical and data management services on a senior level. The incumbent is responsible for independently coordinating and integrating data analysis across disparate projects. Responsibilities for this position will include providing leadership within the department and school on biostatistics curriculum, participating at the national level in biostatistics education forums, teaching up to two courses per semester, and working on collaborative projects in the public health/biomedical field.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and supervise statistical analysis and data management. Evaluate the structure of datasets regarding specific statistical tests, executes statistical tests. Run and evaluate statistical models.
  • Help maintain programs for data entry, data management, and subject tracking.
  • Plan, develop, and implement educational programs (data and statistical analysis) for staff.
  • Collaborate with the research staff to address complex data analytic and statistical questions.
  • Collaborate with principal investigators, co-investigators, and research staff in the preparation of manuscripts.
  • Complete reports to ensure that any data errors are identified quickly and corrected.
  • Prepare written and oral data presentations/visual displays for grant submissions, progress reports, site visits, seminars, and meetings.
  • Train and supervise research personnel.
  • Identify and correct common data analytic and statistical problems.
  • Effectively explain areas of research methodology and statistical analysis to the PI as they relate to research outcomes.
  • Serve as a consultant for research fellows in preparation of their manuscripts.
  • Determine appropriate analysis to perform based on clinical questions and research outcomes.
  • Monitor and maintain quality of data for quality improvement.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree required in biostatistics, statistics, research methodology, psychology, health sciences, computer science or related field.
  • Three (3) years of prior statistical analysis and data management experience is required. Preferably in a research setting.
  • Strong working knowledge of at least one statistical software packages (SPSS, SAS, StatXact, Stata) is required.
  • Prior experiences in NIH funded research and genetic data analyses are preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of relational database systems is required. Working knowledge of MS Office is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications are required. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Prior experience supervising junior staff is preferred.


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