Statistician Entry

Detailed Job Listing:

job family: Managerial & professional 

STARS Requisition: 43864BR
University Job Title: Statistician Entry 
Department Job Title: Statistician Entry  

Grade: 21

Position Focus: 

Develop statistical analysis and programming to support a research team carrying out industrial organization economics research. Work with Yale School of Management (SOM) faculty member to create teaching materials, including sets for Competition Economics course. Analyze data, carry out statistical programming, develop presentations, edit research papers, created course materials, and interact with other faculty and leaders at the Yale SOM.

Essential Duties: 

  1. Performs a variety of duties involving the application of statistical skills to the design of research studies. Works as a member of a research team/study team to provide appropriate statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of studies.
  2. Participates in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data.
  3. Operates one or more systems of computer hardware and statistical analysis software for the management and analysis of data. Evaluates the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.
  4. Analyzes and interprets statistical data to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information.
  5. Processes large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis, using computers.
  6. Investigates, evaluates and prepares reports on applicability, efficiency, and accuracy of statistical methods used in obtaining and evaluation data.
  7. Participates in the preparation of written and oral presentations that summarize the analysis of data, interprets the finding and provides conclusions and recommendations.
  8. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience: 

Master's degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skills & Abilities: 

  1. Strong quantitative and computer programming skills.
  2. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills.

Preferred: 

Degree(s) in economics, experience in Stata, and experience in research and/or consulting using advanced research methods and requiring extensive quantitative analysis. Global orientation; experience working across countries and regions, and fluency in more than one language.

Competencies:

  • Customer Service Focus – Listening carefully to and understanding customers’ needs and proactively responding to those needs in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Teamwork/Communication – Working cooperatively to achieve common goals. Support cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of information.
  • Product Excellence – Provide the best quality product available and continuously upgrade standards to maintain quality.
  • Leadership – Provide direction and motivation to others through communication, modeling appropriate behavior, optimism and high achievement.
  • Innovative – Openness to new ideas and their implementation. Ability to react and adapt to changing situations appropriately.
  • Strategic Thinking – Recognize opportunities, identify critical, high pay-off activities and prioritize them to attain goals.

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