At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Strategy and Innovation team leverages the power of data and analytics to shape strategic decisions at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a world renowned organization dedicated to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research, and education.
We focus on solving problems that will measurably impact the lives of our patients and staff. Our team has close relationships with senior executives, clinicians, and front-line staff, with whom we work closely to make the results of our analyses practical and usable.
We are seeking a Strategic Analyst I who will conduct analyses on clinical, operational, and strategic questions to improve the delivery of cancer care.
You’ll be part of a 5-person team of analysts and data scientists working on the following projects:
Symptomatic Patient Project: risk stratifying patients using predictive modeling as a basis for a new clinical program
Metastasis Detection Project: use unstructured data and natural language processing to identify evidence of metastasis
Day-to-day work includes:
Data collection, analysis, and visualization
Collaborating with clinicians and inter- and intra-departmental teams
Communicating findings with stakeholders and a non-technical audience
Learning new analytics and predictive modeling techniques in R
Adept at working with real-world data and extracting meaningful insights from it
Comfortable with using quantitative techniques (e.g. simulation, optimization, machine learning, forecasting, and predictive modeling) to solve business problems
A versatile storyteller, able to communicate complex technical subjects to non-technical audiences
Curious, eager to tackle a wide variety of problems, and able to learn independently
Bachelors degree in a quantitative field (operations research, mathematics, economics, etc.)
Demonstrated experience working with real-world data
Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills
Proficiency in statistical software (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS)
Appropriate analytical skills (e.g. Stats, SQL)
Independence within your tasks
Nice to have:
Masters degree in a quantitative field
Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, C++, Java)
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.