Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Manager - Journey
Working Title Biostatistician
Position Number 00058331
Vacancy ID P012895
Budgeted Hiring Range $44,347 - $86,940
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN14
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Department Name and Number Biostatistics - CSCC-462002
Date First Posted 06/10/2021
Closing Date 06/17/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
The Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) is a division within
the Department of Biostatistics of the School of Public Health at the
University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC (UNC). As the coordinating center for a number
of multi-center clinical trials and epidemiology studies, the CSCC provides
data management, statistical analysis, quality assurance, and study management
services to a broad array of projects
funded primarily by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The
faculty from the departments of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Medicine and
staff with training and experience in biostatistics, epidemiology, computer
science/data management, and project management. Total employees currently
number between 100and 105. The
CSCC was established in 1971 as the Lipid Research Clinics (LRC)
Center and has operated continually since that time. To reflect the addition
studies and expansion into new research areas, the LRC Coordinating Center
changed its name to the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) in
research programs for which the CSCC
currently serves as coordinating center include the Atherosclerosis Risk in
Communities Study (ARIC); Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS
Interventions (ATN); Back Pain Consortium (BACPAC) as part of the Helping
to End Addiction Long-term Initiative (HEAL);
Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD Study (SPIROMICS);
Biological Underpinning of COPD Heterogeneity and Progression (SPIROMICSII);
Precision Interventions for Severe and/or Exacerbation Prone Asthma
Network(PrecISE); Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos
(HCHS/SOL); and Preconceptional Health of Latinas and its Association with
Child Adiposity (HCHS-FLOR).
Information on these and other studies can be found
athttps:// www. cscc.unc.edu/cscc/index.php
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national
origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Inclusive Excellence is a core value at the Gillings School of Global Public
Health. We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an
academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive for all.
Biostatisticians support data analysis, report production, planning,
coordination, and conduct of multi-center research studies. The degree of
specialized statistical knowledge, communication abilities, and the level of
original thinking, input on direction and content of an analysis will be
critical to the level of independence expected inworking on manuscript
collaboration and analyses. This position is being recruited for at the
Journey Competency Level under the Career Banding program.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master's degree in a discipline related to the field assigned; or Bachelor's
degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and two years of
research/analysis, preferably with one year in a supervisory role; or
equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be
received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
A thorough knowledge of applied aspects of observational and clinical study
design, data analysis, research data management and statistical programming is
required through a combination of academic training and work experience.
This position will demonstrate expertise in communication and technical
knowledge. Demonstration of effective communication skills in the presentation
of statistical results in both written and oral form is important.
Work experience in applied data analysis using linear and generalize linear
models, and survival analysis methodology is required.
The demonstrated mastery of SAS
program language and statistical procedure skills will be critical to
successful performance in this position.
The employee will need to understand and protect confidentiality of study data
to ensure the protection of human subjects involved in the research.
Experience working on complex clinical research projects is highly desirable.
Prior experience in analysis of sample survey data and/or clinical trials data
in a collaborative environment beyond graduate course work is preferred.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Describe your experience with clinical research data analysis.
(Open Ended Question)
What is your level of experience with using SAS or other statistical software packages for data analysis?
(Open Ended Question)
Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Manager position.
Master's or Doctorate in a discipline related to the work assigned to the position;
Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate in an unrelated field and at least 6 years of related research/analysis experience, with 2 years of this being research/analysis, and at least preferably with one year in a supervisory role.
BA/BS degree in a discipline related to the work assigned to the position and at least 2 years of research/analysis and preferably with one year in a supervisory role.
AA/AS degree in a discipline related to the work assigned to the position and at least 4 years of research/analysis, with 2 years of this being research/analysis, and preferably with one year in a supervisory role.
Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 6 years of experience related to the field assigned (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 5 years of experience), with 2 years of this being research/analysis, and preferably with one y
Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 10 years (ex. 3 years of high school and 7 years of experience), with 2 years of this being research/analysis, and preferably with one ye
None of the above