(Jobs in Kenya) Biostatistician at Shamiri Institute - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Biostatistician at Shamiri Institute

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Essential Duties, Responsibilities, & Skills

Data analysis and interpretation

  • Conduct statistical analysis (analyze, summarize, interpret) of quantitative data for projects using R or relevant data analysis software
  • Process data analysis outputs based on investigator instructions for publication in journals, reports, presentations
  • Write detailed analysis plans and descriptions of analyses and findings for grant applications, research protocols, or manuscripts
  • Calculation of sample size for proposed studies
  • Manage statistical aspects of projects and advise researchers on study design and analysis and project conceptualization, grant application, implementation, and analysis
  • Visualize data for reports, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Conduct data quality checks and solve issues as they arise
  • Contribute to high quality data management in alignment with best practices for human subjects research
  • Assign work and provide guidance to Research Associates related to data processing
  • Participate in the design of data collection tools
  • Work with scientific advisors to keep abreast of new statistical methods
  • In consultation with Research Manager, work within projected timelines to ensure analysis objectives are met

Educational/Training Background & Experience

  • Masters degree in relevant field (statistics, computer programming)
  • Excellent working knowledge of R, REDCap, KOBO, MS Excel
  • 2 – 4 years of experience as a statistician in social science, health, or medical research
  • Demonstration of prior data analysis skills (i.e., published work)
  • Applied knowledge of advanced statistical models (i.e., linear mixed models)
  • Scientific writing and publication experience
  • Strong communication, team player, good interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous
  • Strong focus on quality and timely delivery of work
  • Passionate, willing to embrace challenges, and intellectually curious
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