The Statistical Laboratory provides statistical consulting and programming services for students, staff and faculty of the University, and on a limited basis, to state government agencies and private industry. These tasks are for the most part handled by the Senior Statistician.
In addition, supervises independent consulting done by graduate students employed by the laboratory. Consultation frequently leads to related computational tasks, which are frequently handled by the Senior Statistician as well.
Ability to spend substantial hours in front of a computer terminal.
Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends to accommodate workload.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required:
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
Bachelors Degree in Statistics, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Extensive knowledge of applied statistics.
Extensive knowledge of mathematical statistics.
Skills to listen to and communicate with people who are not experts in statistical analysis.
Skills to communicate complex technical material in writing for a non-technical audience and knowledge of correct spelling and grammar.
Working knowledge of computers and available statistical software packages.
General familiarity with methods and problems in scientific research.
Ability to prioritize job functions and tasks.
Ability to manage several jobs at one time.
Knowledge of programming languages and familiarity with capabilities and costs of available computing facilities.
Working knowledge of advanced calculus, numerical analysis, linear algebra and differential equations.
Ability to provide critical review of the statistical portion of scientific research and literature.
Ability to give reasonable cost estimates for statistical analysis jobs.
Ability to write clear reports.
Advanced Degree in Statistics, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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