Statistical Analyst A/B
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The Statistical Analyst position will support health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at LDI the Division of General Internal Medicine. The Statistical Analyst A will use standard SAS and/or STATA programming skills to create analytical datasets from clinical trials, surveys and health care claims, to construct and standardize outcome measures and other analytical variables through data cleaning and data manipulation, to provide descriptive and analytical reports, and to perform specialized statistical analyses.
Statistical Analyst B will implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to merge different datasets and create analysis files from complex databases. Statistical Analyst B will use advanced statistical methods to analyze the data. Strong teamwork and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Statistical Analyst A: The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health and 3 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Statistical Analyst B: The minimum of a Master’s degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health and at least 3 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Both levels: Experience in applying health services research methods through SAS or STATA programming is required. Statistical programming skills are required (strong expert level for B). Prior work experience in academic or research setting in health care is preferred. Prior experience with analyzing clinical trials is preferred.
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