Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This position will be located at our SF VA Medical Center.
We are seeking a full-time statistician to join an active research program focused on using “big data” to construct cohorts and answer clinically relevant questions in the public health field. Individuals with a background in epidemiology, statistics, health services research or related field are welcome to apply to join a general medicine/public health focused research program based in the San Francisco VA. This job involves working directly with UCSF/ SFVA Faculty.
Current studies include:
Mimicking a clinical trial using national VA and Medicare data
Examining the role of social determinants of health on outcomes
A new area of research for the lab includes examining the association of cannabis use with health outcomes (see https://phprg.ucsf.edu/), and examining public opinion on beliefs and attitudes towards cannabis use.
The incumbent will be responsible for developing analysis plans, performing and interpreting statistical analyses, and contributing to research publications and presentations.
Data extraction and data cleaning to create analytic datasets
Conduct statistical analyses
Contribute to research publications and presentations
Opportunities for skill development and career enhancement are available as part of this position
MS in biostatistics, epidemiology, data science or related field
At least 2 years prior experience in the analysis of clinical data with experience in large database analyses
Experience in programming and cleaning data
Proficient in SAS, Stata or R
Proficient in SQL
Experience with a wide range of statistical methods including multivariable linear and logistic regression, GEE and linear mixed models, survival analysis, propensity score methods, multiple imputation, marginal structural modeling and meta-analysis.
Strong computer skills and ability to apply study-specific software
Ability to work with text data a plus
Strong interpersonal, written/oral communication, and organizational skills
Able to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
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