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  • Posted: Aug 6, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Our mission is to provide youths, in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and beyond, with evidence-based tools to improve their life outcomes. We believe in a world where youth, anywhere, can actualize their life outcomes. Founded at Harvard and launched in Kenya in 2018, we combine rigorous social science research with deep contextual knowledge of the education and mental healthcare space in SSA and beyond.
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    Biostatistician

    Essential Duties, Responsibilities, & Skills

    Data analysis and interpretation

    • Conduct statistical analysis (analyze, summarize, interpret) of quantitative data for projects using R or relevant data analysis software
    • Process data analysis outputs based on investigator instructions for publication in journals, reports, presentations
    • Write detailed analysis plans and descriptions of analyses and findings for grant applications, research protocols, or manuscripts
    • Calculation of sample size for proposed studies
    • Manage statistical aspects of projects and advise researchers on study design and analysis and project conceptualization, grant application, implementation, and analysis
    • Visualize data for reports, presentations, and manuscripts
    • Conduct data quality checks and solve issues as they arise
    • Contribute to high quality data management in alignment with best practices for human subjects research
    • Assign work and provide guidance to Research Associates related to data processing
    • Participate in the design of data collection tools
    • Work with scientific advisors to keep abreast of new statistical methods
    • In consultation with Research Manager, work within projected timelines to ensure analysis objectives are met

    Educational/Training Background & Experience

    • Masters degree in relevant field (statistics, computer programming)
    • Excellent working knowledge of R, REDCap, KOBO, MS Excel
    • 2 – 4 years of experience as a statistician in social science, health, or medical research
    • Demonstration of prior data analysis skills (i.e., published work)
    • Applied knowledge of advanced statistical models (i.e., linear mixed models)
    • Scientific writing and publication experience
    • Strong communication, team player, good interpersonal skills
    • Meticulous
    • Strong focus on quality and timely delivery of work
    • Passionate, willing to embrace challenges, and intellectually curious

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shamiri Institute on www.linkedin.com to apply

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