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STATISTICIAN III - DUSON

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Reference #: 1352496

Job Description

Auto req ID
110160BR

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2240 STATISTICIAN III

Job Description
General Purpose

Perform a variety of intermediate and advanced statistical, data management and technical activities associated with conducting health services research with large complex health data sets including, but are not limited to, the statistical design, preparing complex data requests, complex data management of large secondary data sets, and data analysis. This work is in support of the NBCRNA and CRNA research study. Supervisor: This position reports to the project Principal Investigator and the Research Practice Manager.

Essential Duties
 
  • Use advanced SAS programming skills to utilize existing SAS programming code for complex, multi- year national health care datasets to support construction of complex variables.
  • Perform a variety of intermediate and advanced data management, statistical and technical activities for the statistical design, data collection, data compilation, data management, and data analysis, under the leadership of the PI of a research team.
  • Guide the development and training of project staff engaged in the collection, tabulation, management, and analysis of statistical data using a Linux server and advanced SAS analysis techniques.
  • Work as a member of the research team to support complex data management of large data sets.
  • Assist in the statistical design, execution and analysis data for the study.
  • Perform data programing, management, and cleaning.
  • Construct complex analytical datasets from multiple health data files, creating longitudinal trajectories.
  • Structure and maintain data files for proper access and use.
  • Ensure data security. Responsible for maintenance and dissemination of comprehensive code books to investigator for each dataset.
  • Monitor database performance and serve as a quality control agent for database use.
  • Operate computer hardware and statistical analysis software to manage and analyze data in a Linux environment.
  • Prepare written reports and results sections of manuscripts as required.
  • Provide oral presentations of statistical or technical scientific information to inform and report on the progress of research studies.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
 

Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401559962

Position Title
STATISTICIAN III - DUSON

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
80

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
SON-FACULTY AND STAFF

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Position requires a minimum of a Master's degree in statistics, (bio) statistics or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree in statistics, (bio) statistics or related field and 4 years relevant experience.

Experience

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE