Statistician Ii

Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description





Company
Africa Health Research Institute

Reference #
SOM/STAT/006/2021/MAY

Published
26/05/2021

Contract Type
Contract


12 Months

Salary
Market Related

Location
Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa



Introduction
The Statistician II will work on a project that will compare national COVID diagnostic testing systems across a range of countries including South Africa, to examine the impact on mortality, lockdown periods, and economic activity (the Optimising Coronavirus Testing Systems study https://www.octs.info/). The position will be primarily based at the Somkhele site, Mtubatuba, but may be expected to make occasional visits to the Durban site.




Job Functions
Academic,Analysis,Clinical,Data Analysis,Data Management,Information Technology,Mathematics, Statistics and Information,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research,Research and Development,Science,Statistics



Industries
Academic,Healthcare,Medical,Ngo / Non-Profit,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Research,Science & Technology



Specification
The Statistician II will be part of the Biostatistics department at AHRI,.




Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

1. A postgraduate qualification (MSc or PhD) in statistics

Minimum Experience

1. 2 years’ practical experience of working as an applied medical statistician.
2. Experience of advanced quantitative data analysis
3. Experience analysing health information from demographic surveillance and/or routine data collection
systems
4. Excellent knowledge of a statistical software package (e.g, R, Stata or SAS)
5. Experience of data linkage and good understanding of data linkage methods would be an advantage
6. Good understanding of relational databases
7. Working knowledge of database management software

Skills Required

1. Numeracy, pattern recognition
2. Good planning, organisational and administrative skills
3. Problem analysis and assessment
4. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
5. Information gathering and monitoring

Please note that only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be considered. AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and valid work visa holders.

AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date.


Job Closing Date
09/06/2021

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD769967
  • Industry
    Not mentioned
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned