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The Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health (ID-GPH) in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego aims to conduct cutting-edge research on health related issues and service utilization facing vulnerable or marginalized populations, both domestically and internationally. ID-GPH promotes scholarly research, teaching, service and global health leadership and training based on the principles of reducing health inequities.
Under direct supervision, the Statistical and Research Data Analyst will provide data management and analytic support for projects at the AntiViral Research Center in the Division of ID-GPH. Main duties and responsibilities include participation in: 1) project coordination, including independently obtaining data from various clinical and genomic resources, integrating and formatting large, complex datasets, and maintaining current databases; 2) data quality control, and statistical analyses of clinical, psychological, biological, and genomic data; 3) assist with presentation and publication of collected data, participate in the writing of manuscripts and grants, particularly in the preparation of methods and results text. Performs other miscellaneous duties and other responsibilities as required.
Under direct supervision, acquires skills and knowledge of professional concepts in research data analysis. Works on small projects or segments of projects with limited scope and complexity.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Acquiring knowledge of research function. Acquiring ability to perform research analysis duties.
Acquiring statistical analysis, systems programming, and database design skills to perform research analysis duties.
Ability to effectively manage time and see assigned parts of projects through to completion on deadline.
Excellent consultation and communication skills.
Experience in performing statistical analyses of clinical, biological, psychological, and genomic data.
Demonstrated experience with various computer platforms and operating systems, including PC, Mac, and Unix.
Demonstrated experience with programming and scripting languages.
Demonstrated knowledge of the application of basic and multivariate statistics to complex databases.
Experience with psychiatric diagnostic instruments (e.g., CAPS, BDU) and psychological questionnaires (e.g., PCL, DRRIs).
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as flexibility in learning new skills.
Demonstrated experience with genetic analysis software (e.g., Plink, Unphased, R).
Experience in performing parametric and nonparametric linkage analyses (e.g., SOLAR, Merlin) and performing focused candidate gene and genome wide association analyses of qualitative and quantitative traits in large datasets (e.g., PLINK, R).
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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