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Position: Biostatistician
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Duties: Support health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics and the Center for Health Care Innovation. Use 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
Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health, with a minimum of 3 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
   
Text: Reference Number 40-24375 Posted Job Title BIOSTATISTICIAN School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org DM-General Internal Medicine Posted to the Web 11/22/2016 Posted Job/Salary Grade 028 Employment Type Exempt Hours 40.00 Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8:30-5 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. Duties The Biostatistician position will support health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics and the Center for Health Care Innovation. The Biostatistician will use 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. Strong teamwork and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators. Qualifications A Master’s Degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health, with a minimum of 3 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. 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. Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/23955
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