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Job Summary

The statistician intermediate position provides the opportunity to become part of a large, interdisciplinary research project in the general area of stroke epidemiology and health disparities. Ample opportunities for career advancement including co authoring or leading papers and acquiring additional training. This position includes opportunities to work with a highly productive team of investigators and mentoring from a biostatistics faculty member. The responsibilities of this position include developing analytical plans and conducting statistical analyses, employing data management skills and collaborating with a team of project investigators, data managers, and other analysts. Ideal candidate must be dynamic, creative, flexible, and detail oriented with excellent communication and problem solving skills. 

Why Work at Michigan?

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Responsibilities*

The statistician intermediate position provides the opportunity to become part of a large, interdisciplinary research project in the general area of stroke epidemiology and health disparities. Ample opportunities for career advancement including co authoring or leading papers and acquiring additional training. You will have opportunities to work with a team of investigators and mentoring from a biostatistics faculty member. The responsibilities of this position include developing analytical plans and conducting statistical analyses, employing data management skills and working with a team of project investigators, data managers, and other analysts.

You Will:

  • Develop analytical plans and conduct statistical analyses using SAS, R and other software. Analyses may include linear and logistic regression, survival analysis, mixed models, propensity score methods, and more advanced analysis techniques. 
  • Create tables, figures, and graphs for presentation and publication. Contribute to the analysis sections of grants and papers. 
  • Conduct power analyses and other analyses needed in relation to grant preparation.
  • Help with coordination for the maintenance, updating, and compilation of a variety of complex linked databases, including longitudinal databases. Create new derived variables, run checks on existing data.
  • Help create and maintain documentation for databases, including detailed descriptions of contents and created variables. 
  • Advise other data analysts working on the projects and provide programming and data analysis support for graduate students. Work with investigators, data managers, students, and other analysts
  • Opportunities to participate as co author on manuscripts and acquire additional job related training.

 

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree in  a recognized field of science which is directly related to the duties of the position. Experience as a data manager or data analyst in health or related areas (including the quantitative social sciences).Substantial experience with statistical software (SAS, R or Stata) and with the management of large datasets required. Must be extremely attentive to detail, responsive, very well-organized, able to multitask, and work in a team. Opportunities to participate as co author on manuscripts and acquire additional job related training. 

Desired Qualifications*

Master's degree in Statistics or Biostatistics preferred

Additional Information

This position provides the opportunity to become part of a large, interdisciplinary research project in the general area of stroke epidemiology and health disparities. Ample opportunities for career advancement including co authoring or leading papers and acquiring additional training. Opportunities to work with a highly productive team of investigators and mentoring from a biostatistics faculty member. Ideal candidate must be dynamic, creative, flexible, and detail oriented with excellent problem solving skills. 

Michigan Public Health is seeking a dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.