This position will serve as Data Analyst for pharmaceutical outcomes and policy studies under the direction of Dr. Kangho Suh in the School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy & Therapeutics. The selected candidate will work with Dr. Suh's research team in the department to manage large health care datasets, create analytic data files by using programming techniques to extract and aggregate raw data, conduct statistical analyses, and document programming and results. Additionally, the data analyst will be expected to lead the management of research projects by participating in the writing of research reports, manuscripts, and grant proposals, organizing meetings, assisting with literature reviews, among other administrative duties.
Other responsibilities will also include project-specific tasks including IRB and NIH report submissions, supporting Data Use Agreement (DUA) applications and IRB submissions, tracking of data assets, and helping to ensure compliance with institutional and federal regulations for human subjects research. Finally, the Data Analyst will also help oversee students' programming and analyses for student research projects. The incumbent must demonstrate expertise in data management and statistical analyses, specifically with SAS (required) and STATA (preferred). Candidate must be able to work independently and efficiently with a high level of scientific integrity and attention to detail. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Experience with large health care databases such as claims data is highly desired.
Masters in epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, health services research, outcomes research or related field required. Must have experience with SAS and/or STATA programming and knowledge of simple statistical procedures. Experience with very large health care and/or medication-related datasets is preferred. Experience with project management is preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Internal Number: 20004723
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