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Public Health Specialist Senior Statistician - CDC Kenya Jobs

The United States Embassy – Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Kenya has two vacancies in Nairobi and Kisumu for Public Health Specialist - Senior Statistician.

The senior statistician will be responsible for all statistical tasks of assigned projects or programs.

Under general direction, independently participates in planning, designing, and implementation of research projects; analyses, interprets statistical data and advices the CDC personnel on statistical interpretation and implications of the results for program planning and decision making.

The incumbent serves as an expert of advanced methods of statistical analysis, advanced programming consultation, planning and conducting analyses of complex study design, and supervising junior statisticians.

Requirements:
  • A PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or related fields is required.

  • At least five years of experience working in public health or related field is required.
  • Training in biostatistics, computers, data management and advanced analysis using either SPSS, SAS, STATA or any other statistical software is also required.
  • Level IV (Fluent) English ability is required.
  • In-depth, comprehensive, and evolving knowledge of statistical and mathematical analysis techniques integrated with computer applications is required.
  • Knowledge of parametric and non-parametric techniques, along with categorical data analysis is required to provide statistical support.
  • Must have advanced level knowledge of statistical software.
Those fulfilling the requirements of the position should submit their application together with a detailed CV and all relevant attachments via mail before October 22, 2010 to the following address:

Human Resources Office
Public Health Professional Positions
P. O. Box 606
Village Market
00621 Nairobi, Kenya

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