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May 28, 2021

Deadline: 17 June 2021 – NEAR is looking for a Biostatistician

NEAR is looking for a statistician to provide biostatistical and epidemiological support to the NEAR projects’ researchers. Primary job duties include: 1) Working as a member of a research team/study team to provide appropriate statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of studies; 2) Participating in the development of operations and procedures for the harmonization, cleaning and management of statistical data; 3) Processing large amounts of data for statistical modelling and graphic analysis; 4) Participating in the preparation of written and oral reports that summarize the analysis of data, interprets the results and provides conclusions and recommendations.

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We are looking for you who have the required background and the capability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, to be independent and able to take initiatives as well as to find solutions. The applicants must also possess good organizational skills, attention to detail, and communication abilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or related fields.
  • Work experience in data analysis preferably in the aging research field.
  • Knowledge of statistical software (e.g., SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, M-plus).
  • Demonstrated programming skills with proficiency in STATA, R or SAS.
  • Excellent data visualization skills.
  • Excellent command of data reduction technics (e.g., cluster analysis, PCA, factor analysis etc.).
  • Experience in data harmonization of multiple datasets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

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