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STATISTICAL ANALYST A/B

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-26000
Posted Job Title STATISTICAL ANALYST A/B
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-General Internal Medicine
Posted to the Web 10/04/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027/028
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30 - 5:00
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
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 Statistical Analyst position will support health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. 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 used 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.

Qualifications

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.

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/29247

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Applicant Documents

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