Statistician Senior/Intermediate

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Summary

The University of Michigan Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is looking to hire a statistician to assist with studies using Big Data to enhance the care of patients with ocular diseases. 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

  • Provide support for faculty in the areas of data management and statistical analysis.
  • Support faculty and trainee research projects, aid faculty with the statistical aspects for grant proposals and manuscript preparation.
  • Advise on the use of statistical methodology and software.
  • Serve as the primary statistical consultant and statistician on grants.

Required Qualifications*

STATISTICIAN SENIOR: Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of experience in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field. Experience with statistical consulting. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively. Strong background/interest in research design and statistical computing. Experience performing analyses using large databases. Ability to design and execute statistical models including but not limited to multivariable logistic, linear,and Cox regression. Able to work well as part of a research team. Ability to communicate statistical concepts and results both orally and through written manuscripts    

STATISTICIAN INTERMEDIATE: Bachelor's degree with at least 1 year of experience in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively. Strong background/interest in research design and statistical computing. Ability to design and execute statistical models including but not limited to multivariable logistic, linear,and Cox regression. Able to work well as part of a research team. Ability to communicate statistical concepts and results both orally and through written manuscripts

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master's degree with at least 3 years of experience in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field.
  • Experience using at least one of the following software packages / languages: SAS, R, Python.
  • Experience working with large administrative or electronic health record datasets.
  • Experience working with Tableau.
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms. 

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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


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