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Biostatistician - Charlottesville

Company: Local Staffing
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Center for Public Health Genomics at the University of Virginia is seeking a biostatistician / statistical geneticist to work with faculty members and work on collaborative efforts at the cutting edge of human genetics and genomics research. Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will join a collegial and productive research team focused on the statistical analysis of human genetic studies. Analytical responsibilities will include analysis of genomic and proteomic data, quantitative trait locus mapping of protein bioarmerksr, and integrative genetic analysis of common and rare disease variants. Collaborative efforts will include an emphasis on post-GWAS studies including whole genome sequence analysis, targeted analysis of candidate genes, and integrative analysis of genomic and transcriptomic data in studies of cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes and pulmonary diseases. Position Qualifications: Necessary qualifications for the position include a Master's or higher degree in Biostatistics, Genetics, Epidemiology, or a related field; knowledge of statistics and genetics; experience with statistical software (R, Splus or Matlab); a strong work ethic; the ability to work independently combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Desired qualifications include experience working with large-scale multi-center studies; working knowledge of existing tools for genetic analysis and data management; ; Python or Perl programming skills; Unix shell scripting; and experience working in a Unix / Linux environment. Application procedures: To apply please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, and search for "R0027628". Complete a candidate profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled. Application website: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Biostatistician_ R0027628 COVID Vaccination Requirement Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 [https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/] issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 [http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/SEC-045] to reflect these new requirements. If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption. Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements [https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires] webpage. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: Local Staffing, Charlottesville , Biostatistician - Charlottesville, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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