Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This position will be conducting statistical analyses for two prospective observational studies using Veteran Health Administration (VHA) Electronic Health Records (EHR) to evaluate effects of key treatment decisions on suicide-related behaviors (SRBs; suicide deaths in the National Death Index or administratively-recorded suicide attempts (SAs)). The first study will estimate aggregate comparative treatment effects and then create Personalized Treatment Rules (PTRs) to determine the right treatments for the right patients. Statistical methods applied to large EHR databases to adjust for (
Masters degree, in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field.
Three or more years of both SAS programming experience and R experience in a workplace preferred.VA requires clearance to work with VHA records. This involves a background check by the VA
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52605BR
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