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Job Title: Statistician
Job Number: 1808-92167-S-01
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 9/27/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification:
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Description:

JOB TITLE: Statistician

POSITION NUMBER: 1808-92167-S- 01

POSITION LOCATION: Atlanta, GA, USA

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

TRAVEL:  As required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients.  The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc. and will be assigned to the Microbial Pathogenesis and Immune Response (MPIR) Laboratory, Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch (MVPDB), within the Division of Bacterial Diseases (DBD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA to provide statistical support for the MPIR Laboratory.

SCOPE OF WORK

The Statistician will be part of a team of specialist scientists participating in the development and validation of in vitro diagnostic tests for point-of-care detection of bacterial infections, and the development of immune correlates of protection models for a range of bacterial vaccine preventable diseases.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development of computational methods for analysis of data from in vitro diagnostic tests and devices to diagnose bacterial infections.
  • Implementation of analytical software and analysis of cell based assays and serological assays including lateral flow technologies, data capture and reporting.
  • Analysis of laboratory data, development of transition plans for correlates of protection data to support regulatory submissions and assistance in the preparation of summary reports.
  • Development of analytic methods and computational processes for the detection and quantification of bacterial antigens and antibodies reactive against specific components of infectious organisms.
  • Evaluation of binding antibodies and functional antibodies and other immunological parameters
  • Provide additional support for program activities as required, such as support for emergency response activities.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Master's or higher degree in statistics, mathematics, natural science, or a field related to the responsibilities of the position.  

Required:  

  • Extensive experience working with statistical software such as SAS, Stata, or similar software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to efficiently organize multiple priorities
  • Documentation of daily work with good laboratory practice compliance
  • Ability to perform duties in compliance with local and federal quality systems
  • Ability to work and build coalitions with partners involved, and develop strategies for effectively conveying information to partners
  • Ability to work independently and yet to maintain the flexibility to respond to additional requests
  • Skills and experience writing project reports, research protocols and manuscripts  

Desirable:

  • Experience developing analytic methods and computational processes for the detection and quantification of bacterial antigens and antibodies reactive against specific components of infectious organisms.
  • Experience with Case-Control study design and analysis, genomic and protein sequence analysis, machine learning, data mining, biological system modeling and numerical simulation.
  • Proficiency with MS Access
  • Programming skills in C++, Java, or Python
  • Experience with R
  • Experience working in a similar capacity in a Public Health setting

Language Skills:

  • The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English   

REQUIREMENT:

  • Must be United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply for this position:

  • If you are viewing this position on the IHRC Career Center, please click on the "Apply Now" button.  
  • If you are viewing this position on a site other than the IHRC Career Center, you may use the “click to apply” link, or you may apply by visiting our Career Center and searching for the position number listed at the top of this position description.  
  • To view all of our open positions, and to apply to those positions in which you may be interested, please visit our Career Center, which can also be reached by visiting www.ihrc.com/Careers and clicking on the “View Opportunities” link.

 
IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

 

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, and a minority woman-owned small business located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 11/10/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: HUMAN RESOURCES,  Statistician
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200

Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200
 
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: resume@ihrc.com
Web Address: https://www.ihrc.com
How to Apply:

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