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Associate Research Scientist, Yale Center for Analytical Sciences

The Yale Center for Analytical Science is seeking an Associate Research Scientist to collaborate with clinical investigators at the Yale School of Medicine, Yale School of Public Health, and the greater Yale community on biostatistical and epidemiologic methods. The Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS) is a center for collaborative science. Developed in partnership with Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) and the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), YCAS brings together existing academic strengths in biostatistics, epidemiology, data management, health informatics, and health services research at Yale. Our collaborative teams provide expertise in the design, conduct and analysis of health and health care studies, methodological development and education and training.

The position involves consultation and collaboration with clinical researchers as well as supervision of master’s level analytic staff and the teaching of statistical/epidemiological principles to clinical researchers. Knowledge and experience in clinical study design, data collection and management, and data analysis for a wide range of experimental and observational studies such as clinical trials and longitudinal studies are required. This individual will have considerable involvement in developing and writing statistical components of investigator-initiated grant applications. Additional responsibilities include:

  1. Providing expert biostatistical/epidemiological consultation and collaboration on study design, implementation, analysis and the preparation of protocols, grants and manuscripts for multiple projects;
  2. Planning and overseeing comprehensive analyses for many types of data and types of studies;
  3. Training clinical faculty in the principles of biostatistics and study design and
  4. Supervising master’s level analytic staff.

Qualified candidates will have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or a related field, and will have the ability to work independently on several different projects with a range of investigators across a variety of clinical disciplines. Excellent oral and written communication skills along with proficiency with statistical computer languages (e.g., SAS, R, Stata) are a must. A minimum of three years of experience collaborating with clinical investigators is also required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, CV, a statement of research accomplishments/interests and the names/contact information for 3 references via Interfolio.

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Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Posted 2.16.22