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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 2/19/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title:
200 Medical Plaza B200-Westwood, CA.
$32.76 / $5700
$64.75 / $11267
Layoff Referral Deadline:
As a member of the Research unit of the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology, provide primary support to investigators in the development of statistical models, analysis, protocol design, grant writing, and sample/size power feasibility calculations. Manage all operational outcomes related to the development and usage of the Department s Registry data abstraction tools and databases, as well as those pertaining to other study data collection efforts. Oversee, train, mentor and manage two staff members and occasional student workers assigned to the Registry and other Departmental statistics projects.
Required: Master's Degree with at least 3 years of experience in a directly applicable bioscience area such as drug development, basic health research, public health or data safety management.
Preferred: Ph.D in a directly applicable area.
Knowledge of basic and multivariate statistics.
Knowledge of research design
Skill in statistical software applications, notably SAS and Splus/R
Ability to conceptualize desired tables and graphs and create them from raw data
Ability to write manuscripts for scientific peer-review journals
Ability to recognize, spell, and use statistical and medical terminology appropriately
Ability to summarize results of statistical analyses for medical collaborators and for
Ability to use software, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
Skill in editing for spelling, punctuation, and grammar
Ability to select and pass on relevant information to co-investigators
Knowledge of basic computer hardware
Skill in speaking clearly and distinctively using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information within and outside the University
Ability to perform duties and tasks independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members and faculty
Experience building and developing databases
Experience using EPIC and Aria
Experience reading and interpreting study protocols
Experience with advanced statistical techniques including ordinal regression and zero inflated negative binomial models