Job descriptionUnder the general supervision of the Director, Statistical Support for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (Center), perform programming, data management, data file production, statistical support and analyses for research projects using California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data. Provide consultation and statistical support to Principal Investigators and Project Managers, and will be expected to work on multiple tasks at one time. Develop tools (macros) and system for implementation of statistical procedures in data management, data augmentation and analysis. Program on PC based platforms, using SAS and other statistical software, such as STATA, R, SUDAAN, etc.
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Qualifications for Position
Ability to create and use statistical algorithms to answer complex research questions.
Ability to conduct power calculations to determine sample size needed to answer research questions.
Demonstrated ability to use SAS (Statistical Analysis System) database programming which includes data access, data retrieval, data management, data analysis, and data presentation.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in creating confidential and public analytical survey files including survey data quality control and augmentations.
A Master's degree in statistics or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Demonstrated collaborative research and statistical consulting.
Demonstrated ability work independently to perform tasks, investigate and solve problems.
English communication skills to effectively communicate in oral and written form with all levels of people including Principal Investigators, Project Managers, co-workers of equal stature, and subordinate staff.
Demonstrated ability to use computing systems in a network environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows software including: Word, Excel, and database programs.
Familiarity with the world-wide-web as an information resource.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities and circumstances while maintaining professional demeanor.
Demonstrated organizational skills to set-up tracking systems, prioritize job duties, and track each assignment to a satisfactory completion.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the specialized area of Geographic Information System (GIS).
Demonstrated ability and experience in the integration and analysis of very large data sets from multiple sources such as surveys, the census, administrative data files.
Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented and work with high degree of accuracy.
Demonstrated knowledge of general programming skills.
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