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Position: Senior Biostatistician
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department: Collab Studies Coord Ctr
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Duties: Senior Biostatisticians support data analysis, report production, planning, coordination, and conduct of multi-center research studies. This position will demonstrate broad expertise in communication and technical knowledge
Requirements: Master’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned; or Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and two years of research/analysis, preferably with one year in a supervisory role; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions
   
Text: Position Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Manager - Advanced Working Title Senior Biostatistician Position Number 00058288 Vacancy ID P007989 Budgeted Hiring Range $66,470 - $97,371 Pay Band Information For more information on the pay band for this branch and role, please click here . Salary Grade Equivalent 81 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule M-F, 8-5 Department Name and Number Collab Studies Coord Ctr-462002 Date First Posted 12/08/2017 Closing Date 03/19/2018 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals Position Summary Information Department Description The Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center ( CSCC ) is a division within the Department of Biostatistics of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC ( UNC ). As the coordinating center for numerous multi-center clinical trials and epidemiology studies, the CSCC provides study design, data management, statistical analysis, quality assurance, and study management services to a broad array of projects funded primarily by the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ). The organization includes faculty from the departments of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Medicine and research staff with training and experience in biostatistics, epidemiology, computer science/data management, and project management. Total employees currently number between 85 and 90. The CSCC was begun in 1971 as the Lipid Research Clinics ( LRC ) Coordinating Center and has operated continually since that time. To reflect the addition of new studies and expansion into new research areas, the LRC Coordinating Center changed its name to the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center ( CSCC ) in 1984. Major research programs currently include the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study ( ARIC ), Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV / AIDS Interventions ( ATN ), Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type 2 Diabetes ( MOMPOD ), Periodontal Treatment to Eliminate Minority Inequality and Rural Disparities in Stroke ( PREMIERS ) , SubPopulations and InteRmediate Outcome Measures In COPD Study ( SPIROMICS ), , and the Hispanic Community Health Study ( HCHS ) as well as others that can be found at http://www.cscc.unc.edu/cscc/index.php 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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. Position Description Senior Biostatisticians support data analysis, report production, planning, coordination, and conduct of multi-center research studies. This position will demonstrate broad expertise in communication and technical knowledge. The degree of specialized statistical knowledge, communication abilities, and the level of original thinking, input on direction and content of an analysis will be critical to the level of independence expected in working on manuscript collaboration and analyses. This position is being recruited for at the Advanced Competency Level under the Career Banding program. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Master’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned; or Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and two years of research/analysis, preferably with one year in a supervisory role; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities This position will support data analysis, writing of scientific manuscripts, planning, coordination and conduct of multi-center research studies in the Department of Biostatistics of the School of Public Health at UNC -Chapel Hill. A thorough knowledge of applied aspects of observational and clinical study design, data analysis, research data management and statistical programming is required through a combination of academic training and work experience. Demonstration of effective communication skills in the presentation of statistical results in both written and oral form is important. Work experience in applied data analysis using linear and generalize linear models, and survival analysis methodology is required. The demonstrated mastery of SAS program language and statistical procedure skills will be critical to successful performance in this position. The successful candidate will have a history of original and collaborative work in the area of health research publications. The employee will need to understand and protect confidentiality of study data to ensure the protection of human subjects involved in the research. Preferred Qualifications Experience working on complex clinical research projects is highly desirable. Prior experience in analysis of sample survey data and/or clinical trials data in a collaborative environment beyond graduate course work is preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/132055 Contact Information Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. Applicant Documents Required Documents Curriculum Vitae / Resume Cover Letter List of References Optional Documents Posting
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