The Biostatistician will interface with faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories to provide biostatistical consultation for research design, data analysis, and database construction/design for new and ongoing projects. The employee will be responsible for independently performing complex statistical analyses including longitudinal mixtures models and structural equation modeling; and may need to work with large data sets and imputation files and perform data cleaning. The employee will work with the faculty on study design and data interpretation, and will write statistical sections for publications and perform power analysis for grant development and grant applications. The employee should have experience in database design and implementation in RedCap, SQL and Access. The employee will be required to provide investigators with statistical support for data grooming and complex statistical analysis such as non-parametric structural equation modeling, Kaplan Meier estimation, survival analysis, causal modeling (structural nested models, marginal structural models). Prior experience in rehabilitation research is a plus. This position will work at multiple locations including Oakland, Children's Hospital and Bakery Square.
Department: 35221-Med-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Education Required: PhD or ScD
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: 5 years postdoctoral statistical experience in a research environment. Experience with SAS , Mplus, and SQL preferred.
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