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Director of Statistical Services

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 1/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 430189

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Director of Statistical Services

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
271021 - TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute

Position Description
Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Facilitate, oversee all statistical services provided by the Clinical Research Institute, including but not limited to direct interaction with faculty, staff, and trainees.

  • Supervise, evaluate, and train biostatisticians/analysts within the Clinical Research Institute

  • Develops/maintains policies on statistical procedures for the management and analysis of clinical research data.

  • Assist faculty/staff with development of research protocols.

  • Determine the most appropriate study design based on options for statistical analysis.

  • Determine which statistical tests are most appropriate for proposed study design.

  • Develop study documents.

  • Provide data qualify assurance (QA) review.

  • Perform statistical analyses for assigned studies.

  • Assists with manuscript and presentation development.

  • Develops and presents educational programs in biostatistics to investigators, students, and research staff on all HSC campuses.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in statistics or in a field which has provided extensive training in statistics, such as Psychology or social sciences.  Experience in biostatistics, preferably applicable to clinical research. Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to communicate with investigators is extremely important.

Working knowledge of SPSS, STATA and/or SAS statistical programs required. Ability to develop, organize and prepare tables and figures with statistical results for investigators, presentations, and manuscript submission.

HSC - Lubbock

TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis. Experience is to exclude volunteer work.

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