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STATISTICAL ANALYST A

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-26911
Posted Job Title STATISTICAL ANALYST A
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center
Posted to the Web 09/21/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:00 - 5:00
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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.

School/Center Overview

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/

Duties

The Palliative and Advance Illness Research (PAIR) Center seeks a statistician to perform and assist others in performing statistical analyses for a number of studies. Studies are in three primary fields: (1) acute care health services research; (2) large pragmatic trials involving interventions related to palliative care and end-of-life care (3) randomized trials of incentives to promote uptake of health-related behaviors such as advance care planning activities and clinical research participation. This statistician will work closely with a senior statistician as well as with several collaborating faculty members. Duties include assisting a data manager in developing the organization and structure of analytic data sets; performing analyses; teaching students, clinical fellows, and junior faculty to perform their own analyses (e.g., serving as a resource for questions on implementing analyses in statistical software packages); preparing tables and figures for presentations, abstracts, and manuscripts; and contributing to the writing of manuscripts (particularly methods sections) with opportunities for authorship.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Master’s Degree or more and 1 year to 2 years of experience are strongly preferred. Strong organizational skills; experience conducting studies in one or more of the above content areas preferred; excellent verbal and written communication skills essential to enable working with multiple members of research team; able to perform broad range of analyses in Stata is essential; additional skills in SAS and/or R are a plus; proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint essential; experience making manuscript-quality tables and figures in one or more of the above applications is essential.

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
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/31451

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Applicant Documents

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Optional Documents
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