With its offices in the Chicagoland area and in the nation’s capital, ASA’s goals are far-reaching: We aim to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources for its members. After more than 110 years of existence, ASA still constantly looks to redefine itself. And, we can only do this with the help of skilled, motivated people. We’re looking for highly talented, member-centric people to join our team…and grow with us!
The Senior Methodologist will be responsible for the collection and analysis of scientific data relevant to the practice of anesthesiology. Job responsibilities will include systematic review and meta-analysis of existing scientific literature, survey development, distribution and analysis, and other activities pertinent to the development, refinement and final production of ASA parameters.
Systematic literature review and meta-analyses to support development of ASA standards, guidelines, and advisories.
Survey development and analysis to provide supportive information for development of ASA standards, guidelines, and advisories.
Collaboration with the Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters to determine ASA needs for future standards, guidelines, and other practice parameters.
Actively collaborate with members of Practice Parameter Task Forces to conceptualize and develop ASA standards, guidelines and other practice parameters.
Reporting evidentiary information and collaborating with task forces to prepare drafts of practice parameters.
Review and prepare reports on documents submitted to the Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters by non-ASA organizations for possible ASA endorsement.
Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, or other related discipline required.
Minimum 5 years of experience conducting or managing research projects, statistical analysis of scientific data, or scientific literature evaluation.
Minimum 5 years of experience in healthcare research.
Experienced scientific writer, with a track record of successful publication.
Experienced user of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with healthcare quality management, statistical terminology, and research methodology.
Knowledge of the perioperative environment and scientific and scientific and clinical issues confronting anesthesiologists preferred.
“Scientific thinking” from hypothesis generation to development of research protocols to collection of data to analysis to publication.
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and a rapidly evolving healthcare policy climate.
Interaction style that exhibits high energy, strategic thinking, collaboration, direct communication, and results orientation.
Ability to think innovatively and apply thoughts and fundamental concepts.
Ability to adapt to changing communication technologies such as online publication, webinars, and interactive presentations.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care every patient deserves.