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Biostatistian

Minimum requirements and key competencies: MSc Epidemiology/Statistics/Mathematics or related qualification in a research field. 4 years’ experience in statistical analysis in a medical research setting Prior research activities relevant to tuberculosis will be an advantage. Sound knowledge of statistical packages, preferably STATA and R Knowledge of record database management and data analysis. Knowledge and experience in mathematical modelling or meta-analysis will be an advantage Good scientific writing skills. Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to process scientific and medical data. Able to work independently Expertise in manipulating and analysing data Ability to identify data issues, present problems and implement solutions. Capability of communicating technical concepts clearly, concisely and understandably Good leadership, organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills. Job responsibilities: Provide statistical support to inform the development and design research studies including defining objectives and study end-points; develop appropriate causal diagrams; conduct optimal sample size calculations including for adaptive trials; and develop interim and final statistical analysis plans. Provide statistical advice on designs and implementation of epidemiological studies and surveillance systems including monitoring and evaluation. info@mecs.co.za

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