University of Pennsylvania SENIOR STATISTICAL ANALYST in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 40-30291
Posted Job Title SENIOR STATISTICAL ANALYST
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-General Internal Medicine
Posted to the Web 11/07/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 029
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30 - 5:00
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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.
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Senior Statistical Analyst supports innovative research and health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. Using large array of statistical and analytic programming tools, the Senior Statistical Analyst will conduct specialized statistical analyses such as hierarchical linear or non-linear models, Bayesian analyses, decision trees, multivariate analyses using propensity scores, and is expected to apply tools across the disciplines of conventional statistical inferences and new technologies from data science. Expertise with data visualization techniques, dimension reduction, and ability to work across a wide range of statistical and computer programming tools (SAS, STATA, R, SQL and Python) are important to enable innovative research.
The minimum of a Master’s degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health or similar field and 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Experience in applying health services research methods through SAS or STATA programming is required. Strong statistical programming skills are required. Prior work experience in academic or research setting in health care is preferred. Prior experience with analyzing clinical trials is preferred. Position contingent upon funding.
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Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/41335
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