Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy (CHOP) aims to improve the efficiency of healthcare in the United States by optimizing clinical practice and informing health policy. The center conducts health services research and launches innovative large-scale quality improvement interventions. CHOP is seeking a full-time statistical analyst. This position requires management of very large data sets including Medicare, BCBSM, registries and other data sets, and statistical analysis
The Statistician works closely with faculty, biostatisticians and data base administrators to:
Understand research project and proposal designs and requirements
Write, test and implement programs based on the analytic design of the project or proposal using SAS or STATA to clean, manage, merge, and analyze data
Develop statistical analyses for presentation and discussion with the principal investigator and others
Contribute to study reports or manuscripts by preparing tables, graphs and other data displays
Create and maintain technical documentation
Contribute to the development of methods to evaluate progress of data collection on new projects
Participate as a team member in discussions on analysis and improvement of data collection, quality of data analyses, programming and documentation
Minimum requirements for Intermediate
Degrees in related field with strong computing and quantitative skills will be considered
Possesses and able to apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of health services research to the completion of difficult assignments
Must be able to program, manage data, and conduct statistical analysis
Master’s degree in Statistics, biostatistics, Public Health, or Computer Science
Experience with SAS and/or STATA is strongly preferred
Direct experience in supporting, managing and analyzing major research projects using large data administrative data sets such as Medicare, Medicaid, commercial insurance is preferred
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Working knowledge of epidemiologic concepts and methodology
Strong programming knowledge using a high level programming language
Experience with database management and complex data structures and linkages between data sources including understanding medical procedure codes
Ability to draft statistical tests in accordance with project designs and to solve analytic problems, including descriptive statistics, linear regression, logistic regression, survival analysis, mixed models with repeated measures, multi-level modeling, and conjoint analysis
Ability to independently develop instruments and related analysis plans
Experience with multicriteria decision analysis is a plus
M through Friday; 9 - 5
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 201043
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