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Statistical Consultant

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 25, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

3) Diversity Statement: Discuss your practices, education, and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI). Provide a concrete example of your commitment and how you might apply Information technology to your work in this position. Please be specific and describe what behaviors you display to support and encourage a diverse and collaborative work environment.
   » Starting income within the income range will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information Contact Us by:
Katy Kavanagh
katy.kavanagh@oregonstate.edu
OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Position Information

Department Forest Ecosyst & Society (FOR)
Position Title Specialist 2-Biostatistician
Job Title Statistical Consultant
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status N/A
Pay Method income
Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month
Pay Date Last working day of the month
Recommended Full-Time income Range income to Commensurate with Education, Training and practice
Position Summary The College of Forestry Administration is seeking a Statistical Consultant. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position

The position is in the College of Forestry. The incumbent provides statistical consulting and collaboration to faculty, research staff, and graduate students in the areas of study design, statistical data analysis, ethical guidelines for study design and analysis, and scientific communication of data. They also will assist with the delivery of a graduate course in data analysis.

The incumbent works independently to advise students and faculty on appropriate statistical design, provides guidance on appropriate statistical tools and software, and aids in most phases of research. The incumbent also aids in the educational delivery of classes and workshops and is responsible for training college personnel on the most current and appropriate statistical methods and software. This position is integral to supporting the collaborative research objectives of the College of Forestry.

Position tasks 65% - Statistical Consulting:
   » Provide statistical consulting and collaboration by appointment to College of Forestry graduate students, research staff, and faculty.
   » Develop an knowledge of the statistical methodology and research in the College of Forestry through one-on-one meetings with researchers, staff and students.
   » Understand multiple research projects and advise researchers on appropriate experimental design and statistical approaches and models for specific projects.
   » Suggest appropriate and ethically sound analytical tools and source references to conduct analysis.
   » Research technical questions posed in consulting sessions through reading and evaluation of primary statistical literature.
   » Provide training and examples for statistical computing software.
   » Maintain familiarity with the breadth of research conducted in the College.
   » Keep records on number and kind of consulting activities led; regularly evaluate effectiveness.
   » Selectively engage in advanced collaborations that will lead to co-authorship of publications and/or becoming key personnel on grant proposals, and for which external funds are applied (level negotiable).
20% - Educational Delivery:
   » Participate in the development and delivery of courses and workshops in the College.
   » Teach or co-teach one for-credit course per academic year on R or related programming/analysis software of high interest to students (e.g., best practices in coding, such as using github, annotating code, working in projects, and how to set up your file structure).
   » Lead lab sections of statistics courses and provide direct support and consultation to students. Coordinate with Instructor of Record to develop research and data analysis examples for use in class.
   » Regularly offer workshops and trainings to students and personnel in the College to enhance statistical knowledge and expertise and provide hands-on training on current methods and programs.
   » Engage in department meetings to ensure faculty are aware of statistical consulting services and receive feedback on services offered. 10% - Professional Development:
   » Engage in academic and professional workshops, lectures, and other educational opportunities to keep current on statistical methods, ethical practices, and software. 5% - Service: Other service and tasks, as assigned.

Minimum/Required Qualifications
   » Master's degree in statistics or data science with an emphasis in statistical methods.
   » Demonstrated statistical consulting practices in an academic or research environment.
   » Demonstrated practice with and thorough knowledge of statistical programming software (e.g., R, SAS, SPSS).
   » Demonstrated verbal and written communication expertise to professionally communicate to clients and represent the College appropriately.
   » Familiarity with ethical guidelines for sound experimental design, data management and analysis, and graphical/written communication of findings.
   » Demonstrated practice mentoring and communicating effectively about statistical methods and concepts in one-on-one and group settings to clients with a wide variety of backgrounds, including those inpracticed or insecure with statistical methods.
   » Demonstrated capability to manage fluctuating workloads and priorities while maintaining a professional and customer service-oriented manner.
   » A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
   » practice in research pertaining to natural resources.
   » practice teaching statistics and assessing learning results in a classroom setting.
   » practice with machine learning tools and techniques.
   » practice in application of general and generalized mixed models.
   » practice communicating findings and offering advice through effective data visualizations and comprehensive reports.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
   » Work is typically conducted weekdays in an office or classroom setting, with long periods of sitting and working with a computer.
   » Some evening or weekend work may be required, and occasional travel for workshops or conferences.
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P05566UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 07/01/2022
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 05/06/2022
Full Consideration Date 05/25/2022
Closing Date 06/10/2022
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 25, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

3) Diversity Statement: Discuss your practices, education, and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI). Provide a concrete example of your commitment and how you might apply Information technology to your work in this position. Please be specific and describe what behaviors you display to support and encourage a diverse and collaborative work environment.
   » Starting income within the income range will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information Contact Us by:
Katy Kavanagh
katy.kavanagh@oregonstate.edu
OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 05/14/2022 / Viewed 5 times
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Company: Oregon State University
Contact Email: katy.kavanagh@oregonstate.edu


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