University of Maryland, Baltimore

 Research Statistician

Exciting opportunity for a Statistician/Data Analyst to support and coordinate the research activities related to several programs in the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine.   Programs include community-and- clinic-based intervention research with adolescent parents, and other economically disadvantaged and minority populations, and a Primary Care Research Fellowship.  The latter program trains family physicians to conduct primary care research.  We are searching for a biostatistician who has research experience relevant to primary care, has expertise and the capability for independent data management and statistical analysis, and who can provide data management and statistical support and oversight to post-doctoral fellows.  Responsibilities include data management, statistical analysis, oversight of research and program staff personnel, and preparation of reports and grants for sponsored research projects.    


Primary duties include:

*  Oversees creation, cleaning, and maintenance of data analysis files.

*  Determines methods of statistical analysis to test hypotheses, prepare reports, tables, graphs, and charts to summarize findings.

*  Drafts text and tables for grant proposals and reports to funding sources.

*  Teaches post-doctoral fellows and research staff how to use research databases, develop data collection instruments, prepare analysis files, and conduct data analysis and report summaries.

*  Supervision of intervention program and research staff including review and approval of program protocols, daily operations, and program content ensuring that fellowship requirements are met.

*  Uses various software applications, such as word processing, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.


Requires Masters degree in Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology or equivalent plus two or more years of experience in statistical research and analysis.  The qualified candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of statistics and research methods; ability to perform technical statistical procedures and interpret statistical data in hierarchical databases; proficiency in SPSS, STATA, Access, and other related PC applications; excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills; and have excellent interpersonal skills that promote the ability to multi-task and work in a group.  The qualified candidate will be able to exercise independent decision-making and resolution skills in carrying out program, research, and analysis procedures.  Experience in a primary care research environment is highly desirable.


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