Biostatistician

University of Virginia   •  

Charlottesville, VA

Industry: Education

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Less than 5 years

Posted 70 days ago

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Posting Summary:
Click here for an example. The Center for Public Health Genomics at the University of Virginia is seeking a biostatistician / statistical geneticist to work with faculty members and work on collaborative efforts at the cutting edge of human genetics and genomics research.

Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will join a collegial and productive research team focused on the statistical analysis of human genetic studies. Analytical responsibilities will include genetic association analysis of common and rare disease variants. Collaborative efforts will include an emphasis on whole genome sequence analysis, as well as post-GWAS studies including targeted analysis of candidate genes and integrative multi-omics analysis of genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic data in studies of cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, and pulmonary diseases.

Position Qualifications: Necessary qualifications for the position include a Master's or higher degree in Biostatistics, Genetics, Epidemiology, or a related field; knowledge of statistics and genetics; experience with statistical software (R, Splus or Matlab); a strong work ethic; the ability to work independently combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Desired qualifications include experience working with large-scale multi-center studies; working knowledge of existing tools for genetic analysis and data management; C, C++, and/or Perl programming skills; and experience working in a Unix / Linux environment.   Closing Date: Open Until Filled

EDUCATION   Required Education

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Degree Requirements Analysis Master's Degree or Equivalent   If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:
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Degree Requirements Analysis Master's or higher degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, or computer science.   Preferred Education

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What is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. Some - up to 4 years   If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience: Experience with statistical software (R, Splus or Matlab); a strong work ethic; the ability to work independently combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group; and excellent written and oral communication skills.   Preferred Experience

What is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. Some - up to 4 years   If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience: Desired qualifications include experience working with large-scale multi-center studies; working knowledge of existing tools for genetic analysis and data management; C, C++, and/or Perl programming skills; and experience working in a Unix / Linux environment.

Biostatistical and Epidemiological analysis experience using relevant statistical methods is preferred.

Experience in managing, analyzing, summarizing and visualizing complex integrated data is desirable.  

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