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  • 1. RTI International is a trade name of Research Triangle Institute Presentation to NCSU Statistics Career Information Fair G. Gordon Brown PhD September 12, 2005 3040 Cornwallis Road ■ P.O. Box 12194 ■ Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA 27709 Phone 919-485-5647 e-mail ggbrown@rti.org Fax 919-541-5966
  • 2. Goals
    • What is RTI?
    • What do (Bio)Statisticians do at RTI?
    • What does RTI offer you?
  • 3. RTI Mission Statement
    • MISSION
    • To improve the human condition through objective, innovative, multidisciplinary research, development and technical services, setting the standard for scientific and professional excellence.
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  • 12. Statistics Research Division STRD
    • Survey Statistics
      • Sampling design
      • Design optimization
      • Sampling rare populations
      • Experimental design
      • Weighting
      • Imputation
  • 13. Statistics Research Division (continued) STRD
    • Biostatistics
      • Clinical trials
      • Natural history studies
      • Epidemiologic studies
      • Health promotion and disease prevention research
      • Environmental health effects research
  • 14. Statistics Research Division (continued) STRD
    • Toxicology studies
    • Quality of survey measurements
    • Training programs
    • Multi-site trials
    • Bioinformatics
    • Mathematical modeling
  • 15. Scientific Stature of STRD
    • Numerous professional publications
      • Science, NEJM, JAMA, JASA, AJE, AJPH
    • Receipt of prestigious awards/recognition
      • APHA Statistics Service Awards
      • Several ASA Fellows
      • Members of editorial boards of major journals
    • Scientific diversity
  • 16. STRD Staff
    • 181 staff members
    • Distribution of highest degree:
    • ~25% with Doctorate(s)
    • ~41% with Masters
    • ~18% with Bachelors
    • ~16% Other
  • 17. STRD Staff (continued)
    • Degrees in:
      • Statistics / Biostatistics
      • Mathematics / Biomathematics
      • Quantitative Psychology
      • Genetics
      • English
      • Other
  • 18. Starting Monthly Salaries
    • Bachelors $3,400+
    • Masters $4,400+
    • Doctorates $5,700+
  • 19. RTI Benefits
    • Medical & Dental benefits
    • Life Insurance
    • Company Sponsored Retirement Plan
    • 403B tax-deferred annuity (choice)
    • On-Site Child Care
    • Flexible Work Environment
    • PTO (start with 4 weeks) + 10 paid Holidays
  • 20. RTI Employment Opportunities
      • Visit out website: www.rti.org
      • Select Careers
      • Select Job Openings
      • Current jobs for statisticians:
      • Statistician 2 – BS or MS
      • Research Statistician 2 – PhD or MS +3YOE
  • 21. Survey Class
    • To be taught in the Spring 06 semester
    • Focus on surveys
      • Data analysis
      • Variance estimation
      • SUDAAN
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    • RTI is an independent, nonprofit research organization dedicated to conducting research that improves the human condition .