The TSET Health Promotion Tobacco Research Center (formerly the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center) of the Stephenson Cancer Center at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (Oklahoma City, OK) has an immediate opening for a fulltime master’s or doctoral-level Senior Research Biostatistician to collaborate with medical and scientific researchers in study design, management and analysis of data, interpretation of results, and publication of research. Areas of research include substance and tobacco use prevention and treatment, tobacco regulatory science, obesity, physical activity/sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, alcohol use, vaccination, and cancer prevention and control. The Senior Research Biostatistician will have the opportunity to be involved in ongoing NIH-funded clinical trials, submission of new NIH grant proposals, submission of co-authored manuscripts, ecological momentary assessment and mHealth data collection and analysis, as well as secondary analysis of completed NIH studies and large population-based datasets. Further, opportunities exist for data management, database creation and analysis of the ongoing participant recruitment and clinical trials in the Tobacco Treatment Research Program (TTRP) at HPRC. The TTRP offers free tobacco cessation counseling and pharmacotherapy to adults from campus and the community. For more information, please visit the HPRC website: (http://otrc.stephensoncancercenter.org/home.aspx). Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: ? Managing and assuring quality of datasets for multiple studies; ? Conducting primary and secondary analysis and interpretation of large population-based datasets (like the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study) and existing NIH datasets of HPRC investigators; ? Developing graphs, manuscripts, and presentations to summarize key results; ? Assisting with developing methodology for collecting, analyzing, presenting data and data flow diagramming for studies; ? Assisting in the preparation of manuscripts, grants, and conference presentations. ? Ample training and supports are provided to fulfill these functions. The position works with several full-time faculty at the HPRC on federally-funded and pilot-funded studies in tobacco use in youth and young adults using laboratory paradigms, tobacco and cannabis use prevention and cessation, and smoking cessation treatment in disadvantaged populations using ecological momentary assessment and MHealth approaches.
This opportunity is ideal for those with a master’s degree or doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Quantitative Psychology, Mathematics, Epidemiology, or related field. Graduating doctoral students in statistics/biostatistics related degrees will be considered. Organizational and written communication skills are important. Experience with research data management and statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, STATA, and/or R) are required while experience with GIS and/or MPLUS are desirable. Prior experience in psychology/behavioral research, health education/health promotion research, analysis of PATH data, and/or familiarity with methods to analyze intensive longitudinal data and multilevel/mixed modeling methods is desirable. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package (see https://hr.ou.edu/Employees for details). Opportunities for continuing education and training are also available through Biomedical and Behavioral Medicine Core at the Health Sciences Center, and the Oklahoma Shared Clinical Translation Research Institute, two of our translational science institutes, and additional academic units. Apply online at https://jobs.ou.edu/ and use job number #210598 in the search box. Please include a cover letter and an updated resume or curriculum vita. The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is an equal opportunity employer http://www.ou.edu/eoo/. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. For questions or inquiries about this position, please email Summer Frank-Pearce (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Amy Cohn (email@example.com ). Oklahoma City is the anchor of a rapidly growing, multicultural metropolitan area with a population of 1.3 million, over 300 days of sunshine annually, very affordable cost of living, excellent schools and a wide array of cultural amenities. Be a part of a city on the rise: Oklahoma City. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GJIHhypBmU&feature=youtu.be
Internal Number: 210598
The mission of the TSET Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC; formerly the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center [OTRC]) is to reduce the burden of disease in Oklahoma by addressing modifiable health risk factors such as tobacco use, sedentary lifestyle, poor diet, and risky alcohol and other substance use through research, novel intervention development, and dissemination of research findings. The HPRC contains four major resources that facilitate research and are led by HPRC faculty: Mobile Health Shared Resource, Tobacco Treatment Research Program, Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program, and Tobacco Regulatory Science Clinical Laboratory. HPRC is part of the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.