Data Analyst Position at the Lung Institute in Cape Town, South Africa

Deadline: 8 February 2019

The CHILD unit at Lung Institute is recruiting a Data Analyst for the Drakenstein Child Health Study to carry out this research in this full-time 12-month contract post. The incumbent will be based at Red Cross Hospital and will be responsible for leading statistical analyses related to the primary project outcomes and ongoing statistical support to students and investigators.

Requirements include:
 Honours degree in statistics or epidemiology/public health
 Previous research and statistical analysis experience (1-3 years)
 Knowledge of STATA
 Masters degree advantageous
 Background in psychosocial research and/or analyses advantageous
 Knowledge and experience in longitudinal data analysis is a distinct advantage

Responsibilities include:
 Providing statistical support to investigators and students by running specific analyses
 Advising investigators and students on statistical approaches to research questions
 Data quality control (including input into quality control systems and creating feedback reports)
 Compiling datasets as needed for operational reporting and investigators
 Developing and maintaining RedCap-based databases, and reporting from such databases
 Liaising with relevant investigators regarding database development for new study aspects
 Assist with training/ guidance of interns attached to the study
 Other administrative support duties as assigned

Application process:
Applicants should send a letter of motivation, CV and the names and contact information of two contactable referees to: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for applications: 08 February 2019

Salary range for this position is R225 024 – R418 435 and will be based on experience and qualifications.

The University of Cape Town Lung Institute is committed to equity in our employment practices and reserves the right not to appoint.
This post is not part of UCT conditions of service

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