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Position: Statistical Data Analyst - Genetics
Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Duties: Analyze genetic/biomedical data using SAS and R programs as well as custom software for genetic analysis; Manipulate data and manage databases, including relational SAS, SQL and txt tables; Execute quality control procedures for data and programs; Generate accurate and thorough documentation of all work; Participate in analytical discussions and help prepare conference presentation materials, as guided by faculty; Comply with all DSG and Washington University regulations and policies and local, state and federal regulatory requirements
Requirements: Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (such as, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or Epidemiology); Experience and proficiency with data analysis and data management utilizing statistical packages utilized by department/s; Advanced knowledge of applied statistics desirable; Excellent skills in statistical analysis and programming required and familiarity with genetics concepts preferred
   
Text: Previous in List Next in List Job Details Job Title Statistical Data Analyst - Genetics - 47994 Job ID 47994 Location Medical School Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Genetics, Division of Statistical Genomics. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: Successful candidate conducts analyses, manages data and carries out programming tasks under the supervision of DSG faculty on biomedical research projects. Additional tasks include compiling reports, charts and tables based upon statistical analysis using statistical software. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Analyze genetic/biomedical data using SAS and R programs as well as custom software for genetic analysis. Manipulate data and manage databases, including relational SAS, SQL and txt tables. Execute quality control procedures for data and programs. Generate accurate and thorough documentation of all work. Participate in analytical discussions and help prepare conference presentation materials, as guided by faculty. Comply with all DSG and Washington University regulations and policies and local, state and federal regulatory requirements. Required Qualifications Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (such as, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or Epidemiology). Experience and proficiency with data analysis and data management utilizing statistical packages utilized by department/s. Preferred Qualifications Advanced knowledge of applied statistics desirable. Excellent skills in statistical analysis and programming required and familiarity with genetics concepts preferred. Master's or PhD degree in biostatistics, genetic epidemiology, biocomputing, bioinformatics or related field with two plus years of experience in statistical analysis or bachelor's degree in the same disciplines with five plus years experience. Demonstrated strong knowledge in use of statistical software (e.g. R, SAS, Perl, etc.) with ability to perform statistical analysis; exercise good judgment and interpret results. Good knowledge of command line functions of Linux/Unix OS as well as knowledge of Windows or Mac OS. Excellent verbal and written communication abilities. Ability to operate independently and exercise good judgment. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $47,986 - $61,194 annually. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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