---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Duran, Alysha M <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 4:09 PM Subject: SCHARP Statistical Research Associate Network Lead (AD-23398) To: "R. Albert" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Renee/Elaine - Hello! I've attached another posting for distribution. Thanks! ******************************************************************** *Statistical Research Associate Network Lead (AD-23398)* About Us Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. VIDD, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, was formed in 2007 as a separate institute within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and was granted Scientific Division status in 2010. VIDD researchersí goal is to eliminate or reduce the mortality and morbidity of the major infectious diseases of humankind. Join us and make a difference. * * *About the Department* * * The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) is part of the program of Population Sciences within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. SCHARP provides statistical collaboration to infectious disease researchers around the world and conducts a complementary program of statistical methodology, and mathematical modeling research. SCHARP also collects, manages, and analyzes data from clinical trials and epidemiological studies dedicated to the elimination of infectious disease as a threat to human health. We are seeking a Statistical Research Associate Network Lead to provide leadership, direction, and management for the day-to-day operations of the vaccine subsection analytic staff (statistical research associates (SRAs) and statistical programmers). The subsection supports multiple HIV/AIDs research networks and projects, including the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN), the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD), the Center for HIV-AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI) and the United States Military HIV Research and Prevention (USMHRP) program. * * *Responsibilities* * * The subsection analytic staff is responsible for study-related reporting, statistical data analysis, and manuscript work of clinical or observational studies and vaccine-related R&D work when SCHARP is the statistical and data management center; for faculty-directed data analyses in support of related scientific programs; and for analytical work in support of faculty biostatistical methodology research. The SRA Network Lead implements the priorities of the network/project principal investigator(s) for work efforts of subsection analytic staff in coordination with lead protocol statisticians and faculty statisticians, liaisons with other network programs, and ensures the participation of subsection analytic staff in meeting the goals and objectives of the Statistical Analytics Section and SCHARP. The SRA Network Lead reports to the Section Manager of Statistics, works independently and spends the majority of work time coordinating and providing statistical leadership to major scientific efforts. Duties include the following: 1. Supervising or directing other statistical research associates/analytic staff and providing technical and organizational leadership to subsection analytic staff on the research network(s) and statistical projects. Direct supervision of 5-6 analytic staff and supervisors assigned to support the subsection, including hiring, training, time and effort certification approval, performance review, approval of leave requests and disciplinary or termination actions. Coordination of subsection analytic staff efforts for process improvement and standardization. 2. Oversight of analysis activities within the subsection including assigning resources, providing technical direction and ensuring adherence and proficiency to section standards. 3. Serves as a senior level statistician on some individual protocols or projects 4. Participates in meetings with external collaborators and study teams as the representative of SCHARP vaccine analytic subsection. Understands the scientific content and issues of the network/external collaborator, their infrastructure, policies and procedures, and membership Minimum Qualifications Masterís degree in Statistics or Biostatistics required. Minimum 5 years of statistical experience in the area of medical science and 1-2 years of personnel management experience. Project management experience including the ability to organize and track work assignments and flexibility in matching resources to workload. Background in statistical computing. Proficiency with SAS and R/S-plus statistical packages. Proficiency and experience in developing statistical programs for data analysis and statistical methodology work. . Experience interacting with outside collaborators such as lab scientists and clinicians using strong oral and written communication skills. *To Apply* * * For more information about the position and to apply, please visit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center website at www.fhcrc.org and search for Job# *AD-23398*.
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