Junior Biostatistics Analyst job with University of California, San Francisco

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Job Summary
A smart hardworking individual with very strong communication and organizational skills is sought by the UCSF MS EPIC Study to serve as a Junior Biostatistics Analyst. Under direct supervision, individual will apply professional bioinformatics concepts and computational procedures to complete projects related to population genetics and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis. The Junior Biostatistics Analyst will provide statistical analysis, programming and data management support for investigators. Implementation of data analyses using R and other statistical software. Prepare written interpretation of results, evaluate statistical techniques. Adapt and develop new techniques.
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Job Title
Junior Biostatistics Analyst
Employee Class
Shift Length
8 Hours
Additional Shift Details
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Bargaining Unit
99 – Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)
Job Category
Clinical Systems / IT Professionals, Professional and Managerial
Required Qualifications
•    BA degree in Statistics or equivalent combination of experience/training
•    Basic knowledge of bioinformatics methods and data structures
•    Basic knowledge and working experience with R 
•    Basic knowledge and working experience with other statistical (genetic) software
•    Superior computer skills in data management and handling
•    Interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization
•    Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner
•    Self-motivated, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills
Preferred Qualifications
•    BA degree in Biology
•    Previous experience with HLA data in transplantation and/or complex multifactorial human disorders
•    Basic knowledge of molecular biology and applicable field of research
Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The Department of Neurology’s mission includes delivering the most exceptional clinical care to our patients, leading transformative cutting-edge research, and training the leaders of tomorrow in both neurology and neuroscience. Our department’s faculty, trainees, and staff work at a university and in a community that values and embraces diversity and strives to make an impact worldwide through our global and public health efforts.  
About UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Mission Bay (SF)

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