Posted on :
28 Aug, 2020
28 Aug, 2020
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in TB and HIV integration. We are focused on researching, supporting and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. An opportunity has arisen for Statistician in the Implementation Research Division, you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements for the position.
Job Title: Statistician(IRD/STN/Parktown Head Office/GR)
Location Parktown, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference: # (IRD/STN/Parktown Head Office/GR)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The statistician will be a member of the Implementation Research Division based in Johannesburg, South Africa and will provide statistical support for research and evaluation projects carried out by the team.
YOUR JOB WILL BE TO:
•Provide expert statistical guidance and support to research and evaluation teams
•Develop indicators with special attention paid to data sources, collection methods, data quality assessment, and research design
•Work alongside data management on developing data queries, ensuring quality of data, and data cleaning.
•Under the direction of the Senior Statistician or Principal Investigator, develop a statistical analysis plan for research outcomes
•Assist with the preparation of progress reports
•Contribute to production of scientific reports, publications, and presentations at national and international meetings and conferences
•Undertake other tasks as directed by the Senior Statistician or Principal Investigator
Undergraduate degree in statistics followed by a post-graduate degree in statistics is essential.
A post-graduate degree in biomedical statistics or PhD statistics is an advantage.
At least 3 years year of practical experience as an applied statistician in the fields of medicine or health
•Advance proficiency in the use of STATA statistical software for data analysis
•Practical experience of managing large data sets and working with multi-disciplinary research teams, including clinical trial teams.
•Commitment to working as part of a multidisciplinary research team.
•Ability to work to strict deadlines without close supervision.
•Knowledge and understanding of epidemiology and public health
•Peer- reviewed publications an advantage
•An interest health research and evaluation
NB: Non –South African citizens must have a valid work-permit
Please provide current relevant references for background checks
Follow the online link and apply for this position via our E-Recruitment system Aurum Skillsmap http://www.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ATS/Job/PreviewJob/17009 to reach us no later than the 07 September 2020 before 12:00pm
Please note that if you did not apply through Skillsmap your application will not be considered.
These appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment.
We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
The Aurum Institute is an equal-opportunity employer.
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