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Position: Biostatistician/Data Manager
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Department: School of Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Duties: This individual will be responsible for assisting project teams in creating and maintaining high-quality research databases to be utilized in statistical analyses for a broad number of studies involving: (1) population health research and programs; (2) clinical trials; (3) EMR data; (4) payor data; and (5) behavioral economics. Duties include developing the organization and structure of analytic data sets; managing and harmonizing data transfers; performing analyses independently with guidance from the PI and/or Senior Research Investigator; developing standards for data integrity and data security; generating clinical reports; and developing programming tools and documentation to promote efficiency within projects
Requirements: A master’s degree and 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. * At least two years of data or systems management with progressively more complex projects in a healthcare setting. * Working knowledge of relational database design, query, and reporting. * Experience in verifying, documenting, and cleaning large data files. * Familiarity with data standards and coding conventions. * Ability to work both independently and with a team. * Ability to prioritize tasks. * Must have strong organizational skills and pay close attention to details. * Proficiency in STATA, SAS, and SQL
   
Text: Reference Number 40-27087 Posted Job Title BIOSTATISTICIAN/ DATA MANAGER School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org FM-Family Medicine Posted to the Web 10/12/2017 Posted Job/Salary Grade 028 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule M-F 8AM to 5PM 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 This individual will be responsible for assisting project teams in creating and maintaining high-quality research databases to be utilized in statistical analyses for a broad number of studies involving: (1) population health research and programs; (2) clinical trials; (3) EMR data; (4) payor data; and (5) behavioral economics. Duties include developing the organization and structure of analytic data sets; managing and harmonizing data transfers; performing analyses independently with guidance from the PI and/or Senior Research Investigator; developing standards for data integrity and data security; generating clinical reports; and developing programming tools and documentation to promote efficiency within projects; and maintaining appropriate written documentation of all data set components. Position is contingent on continued funding. Qualifications A master’s degree and 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. * At least two years of data or systems management with progressively more complex projects in a healthcare setting * Working knowledge of relational database design, query, and reporting * Experience in verifying, documenting, and cleaning large data files * Familiarity with data standards and coding conventions * Ability to work both independently and with a team * Ability to prioritize tasks * Must exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills * Must have strong organizational skills and pay close attention to details * Proficiency in STATA , SAS , and SQL * Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications, e.g. Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 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/32016
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