The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is seeking to hire a part-time Statistician to join the Center for Community Health. Primary duties include:
- Assist in the preparation of grant proposals for problem formulation, study, design, power analysis, and data analysis plan
- Assist in the implementation of research project(s) and conduct data analyses to meet the aims and goals of the project(s).
- Provide statistical consultations to investigators, project staff, and collaborators
- Provide statistical training and mentoring to staff and programmers
- Assist in the implementation of data collection instruments and protocols.
- Assist in quality improvement and quality control for the research production process, especially in data acquisition, data management, data analysis, and report preparation.
- Document, summarize, and interpret analysis findings
- Assist in preparing publications and presentations of study findings, research papers and reports
- Masters in statistics or a related field (preferred)
- Experience with social or behavioral sciences and data analysis related to this field (required)
- Strong knowledge of general statistical methods, such as longitudinal and multilevel models, survival analysis, experimental design, sample survey, clinical trials, , dealing with missing data, etc.
- Minimum of one year of work experience in practical statistical applications (required)
- Ability to interpret statistical analysis results and identify their potential limitations.
- Thorough familiarity with at least one commonly used statistical package such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA, and general familiarity with several statistical packages.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and a collegial approach to teamwork.
- Demonstrated ability to read and understand research papers on behavioral interventions, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.