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-Performs analysis (i.e. statistical, spatial, impact, correlational, and predictive) using statistical and geospatial software tools of crash, demographic and related information. -Prepares, presents, or communicates results of analyses through summaries, written reports, and graphic presentations. -Maintains documentation to facilitate on-going development and future adaptations of analysis methods -Routinely communicates current activities with supervisor and appropriate CGIT staff -Works independently and within diverse team settings with minimal supervision in a fast-paced analytical and technical environment. -Expected to be able to manage multiple projects and priorities; respond to on-demand and emerging requests with short deadlines; interpret various types of information and effectively present factual conclusions to both statistical and non-statistical audiences and effectively communicate orally, graphically, and in writing. -Preference will be given to candidates with experience in highway safety crash data and analysis -Some travel (in and out of state) may be required
-Masters in Statistical or Mathematical Sciences, Computer Engineering, Bioinformatics or Health, Civil Engineering, or other similar field - An exception can be made for a Bachelor's degree in Statistical or Mathematical Sciences, Computer Engineering, Bioinformatics or Health, Civil Engineering, or other similar field with significant related experience. -Experience with managing multiple projects and priorities -Experience with Microsoft Office software: Word, Powerpoint, Excel (specifically pivot tables) -Experience with GIS tools, preferably ArcGIS -Experience in generating graphical arrangements and displays -Experience with data modeling and statistical functions and methods as well as qualitative and quantitative data analysis to produce preliminary, trend, and predictive interpretations of data -Experience with performing data queries and working with linked data sets -Strong communication skills
-Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in Statistical or Mathematical Sciences, Computer Engineering, Bioinformatics or Health, Civil Engineering, or other similar fields of study applicable to this position -Experience with Microsoft Access, SAS or JMP,
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).