Reseach Statistical Analyst

Pennsylvania, United States
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description

The person in this position will work closely with faculty and senior biostatisticians in the Statistical Center for Translational Research in Medicine (SC-TRM) on the analysis of electronic health records, medical claims, and biobank data. SC-TRM is a key research hub for translational biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, with close connection to Penn Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) and Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM). The analyst will assist with preparation and analysis of electronic health record data in collaboration with clinicians in PCPM and ITMAT and data scientists. He/she will also provide statistical support for various research activities including database management, implementing customized statistical analyses using existing tools, programming support for methods and tool development activities, and generating tables and figures for publications. In addition, there will be opportunities for involvement in the development of novel statistical methodologies for analyzing electronic health record data.

Position is contingent upon funding.


Bachelor's Degree in biostatistics or statistics and 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent skills working in statistical programs such as R, Python, etc. is also needed. Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills required. Strong organizational and documentation skills. Strong organizational and documentation skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects effectively required.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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