Statistical Consultant

Posted to IASSIST on: 2005-05-13

Employer: Harvard-MIT Data Center

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Under the direction of the Manager of Public Services for HMDC, this individual will lead the Harvard-MIT Data Center’s quantitative social sciences support for the broad user community. Working closely with the Numeric Data Services reference program, this person will provide direct faculty and student consultation for statistical questions in person and via email, create online and printed materials for statistical support, identify instructional and research software for public labs, and develop and teach mini-courses on quantitative methods and software for the various disciplines. This individual will also manage the daily operation of the CGIS training facility, including coordinating usage and equipment maintenance. Supervise student lab assistants and additional duties as required.

Masters in statistics or related field, 2 to 4years related experience. Strong academic background in quantitative social sciences. Strong computer skills. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written. Ability to work with a variety of users at different skill levels. Substantial experience with statistical software. Including Stata, SPSS, SAS, and S-Plus/R. Experience in developing and teaching classes in statistics. Experience in tutorial development, with web emphasis preferred. Familiarity with quantitative data research and survey research methodologies.

Archived on: 2005-12-31