Description – Overview
§ Knowledge of statistical approach and methods used in the prediction modeling and ability to program and use computers to implement those techniques
- Experienced in risk prediction modeling process including model building, model validation, and model performance assessment
§ Responsible for the development of new statistical or database methods for characterizing and analyzing data and for risk assessment following supervision.
- Routinely performs genetic and epidemiological analysis using complex family data and/or extensive epidemiological data sets and prepare manuscripts for publication
- Participate in all phases of developing, testing, and applying methods for statistical analysis of genetic and epidemiologic data.
- Ability to digest literature and collect information as needed. Assesses existing data, evaluates the quality of data used in reports and assists in the manual and computer aided preparation of reports, charts, and tables of data
- Familiar with statistical computing software such as R, SAS, STATA, operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix, and programing languages such as C, Perl, or similar languages. Able to develop and document programs and conduct research in these environments
- Self-motivated and independent in performing research work required by funded research projects.
- Other duties as assigned.
Required: MS in quantitative sciences: statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, genetics, or related field.
Preferred: In addition to a major in one of the above fields a minor in another field.
Required: One year experience with statistical analyses of epidemiologic data. Experience documenting and the processing of data and software applications.
Preferred: Experience in survival analyses, regression, power calculation for epidemiologic data. Experience in documenting and processing of data and development of software applications.
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