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The Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) in the Department of Biostatistics is seeking a full-time Research Scientist 3 to join our collaborative research team. The CHSCC coordinates several large-scale cohort studies, primarily in cardiovascular epidemiology research, and enjoys an excellent reputation for design, coordination, and biostatistical analysis of such studies. This position is primarily with the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) project and its ancillary studies but will also support other studies active at the CHSCC. The person in this position will work with internationally renowned Investigators and will contribute to design and conduct of one or more ongoing MESA ancillary studies. This person will also supervise the collection and cleaning of study data and will participate in epidemiologic research by actively engaging in data analysis for publication.
This position requires a solid understanding of epidemiological principles and biostatistics. The person in this position will need to have a high degree of organizational ability, interest in working in varying subject areas, and strong analytic skills.
The MESA project is a high profile and important project for UW, and this COVID project contributes to public health in an important way during the pandemic.
Manage ancillary studies
Perform independent statistical analyses of data for publication in peer-reviewed journals,
Participate in working group conference calls, work collaboratively with external investigators to co-author papers, and assist with sample size calculations.
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Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or epidemiology, with related 2-3 years of epidemiologic research experience. Equivalent experience may substitute for degree. Strong analytical skills. Ability to program in at least one statistical programming language (i.e. R, Python) and familiarity with at least one major statistical analysis package (i.e. Stata, R).
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience working in a clinical research center
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