The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is looking for a skilled individual with combined background in biostatistics or applied statistics. The research area specialist associate will support the physician-scientists in conducting research projects. The physician-scientists perform health services research and outcomes research in a variety of diseases with a focus on Cirrhosis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. The successful candidate will work in a team of faculty hepatologists and a senior statistician from the school of public health.
Perform data management such as working with external databases (including Medicare), merging and cleaning datasets, and preparing data for analysis.
Conduct data analysis and interpret a variety of data with statistical programming.
Prepare supporting material for grant applications (e.g creation of tables/ figures and references).
Assist with manuscript preparation and reporting results.
Masters in biostatistics or equivalent applied statistics. For applicants without masters, a bachelor's degree and sufficient analytical experience with publication samples will suffice instead.
A minimum of 1-2 years’ related experience in a data analysis setting.
Experience with quantitative data analysis using a statistical program with proficiency in coding and programming.
Excellent organizational skills.
Two papers or examples of prior work will be requested for applicants being interviewed.
Familiarity with Medicare data.
Familiarity with MiCHART data abstraction.
Related experience with grant preparation and proposal writing for federal government funding.
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