Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Data Manager / Statistician REF#: HS-R-6838-11-06-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Pediatrics RF Line#:
Grade: E.79 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $48,000-$62,200
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Experience in statistics and biostatistics.
Preferred Qualifications: In depth knowledge of statistics and technical capability to coordinate or perform systems related tasks. Working knowledge of a scientific procedure oriented programming language. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of statistical packages (SAS, SPSS, or Stata) in UNIX environment. Familiarity with database management systems.

Brief Description of Duties: Assists in proposal preparation, creation and management of databases, performance of statistical analyses and model development, interpretation and presentation of results, preparation of reports, and direction and supervision of professional and support staff. Ability to communicate effectively. Assists in the responsibilities for research, selection and implementation of statistical methodologies, as assigned.
  • Assists in the research, selection, and implementation of statistical methods for assigned projects.
  • Creates relational database structures and troubleshoots problems during primary data collection.
  • Performs specialized statistical analyses, as needed for projects. Provides specialized reports for investigators; presents results at project meetings and for publication.
  • Prepares raw data for analysis; performs linkages of various data sets, and prepares documentation. Develops analysis files for own projects and for other analysts.
  • Participates in developing and writing manuscripts based on own work and contributes to the preparation of grant proposals by writing parts of the methodologies section.
  • Performs validity checks on data, ensures accuracy and completeness of programs written by self and other team members, and checks reports for accuracy and completeness.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Occasional travel may be required.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:

Susmita Pati, MD, MPH
HSC T11 020

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8111
Fax # 631-444-7865



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 06/24/2011, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
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Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 06/12/2011
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