Work Days/Hours: Casual/On-Call - Monday - Friday,8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., hours may be flexible.
The Senior Research Data Analyst will provide quantitative analytics and data management support to a team of clinicians and researchers conducting investigations primarily using the Truven Health Analytics MarketScan databases, for the specific purpose of completing work required for a single grant. Other investigations may use additional public and proprietary data sources including administrative data such as health plan claims, audits of ambulatory-based care, electronic health information and longitudinal patient surveys. This position is time-limited by the duration of the grant, which is expected to terminate in 2018.
The Sr. Research Data Analyst will have the responsibility for managing all facets of access and analysis of the MarketScan data by the PI and Co-PI. Data curation functions will include maintaining the data, managing data use agreements and other aspects of data licensing. Analytic functions will include participating directly in the study design, refinement and execution; statistical programming which include manipulating and modifying the data to create analytic cohort extracts, and variables of interest according to the project analytic plan.
The Sr. Research Data Analyst will thus conduct descriptive and exploratory data analyses, including multinomial regression model to explore associations of contraceptive use by effectiveness to demographics, including age, U.S. geographic region of residence, and provider type among women with OC contraindications; multivariable regression to explore relationship of outcomes, and descriptive cross-sectional linear analysis of the incidence of pregnancy among women with contraindications to POP/COC.
The Sr. Research Data Analyst will be working directly with Obstetrics and Gynecology, Biostatistics, and Population, Family and Reproductive Health faculty in implementing these statistical analysis, and will report to the P.I and Co-P.I. The position involves preparing reports, manuscripts, interpreting results for scientific collaborators, as well as preparing and delivering presentations for scientific meetings. This position may include opportunities to attend and present research findings at academic conferences and symposiums.
Minimally requires Master's degree in related discipline, including public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, pharmacology, or similar discipline. Typically require PhD.
One year related experience. Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Strong analytical skills. Proficiency with data management, programming and biostatistical methods applied to large administrative data sets using programs such as SAS, STATA or R. Ability to work independently as well as effectively communicate and collaborate in a team environment.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
PHD in related field.
Experience and demonstrated ability in analyzing the TRUVEN Health MarketScan databases is preferred.
Two (2) years of related experience.
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