Statistician Associate II - Res - G&C - ICRHPS

  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Work Address: 35 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
  • Shift: Days
  • Job Category (for posting purposes): Research
  • Employment Type: Full Time

Company Description

It takes a lot of very smart, hard-working and talented people to provide the level of care that we give to our patients. Tufts Medical Center is an internationally respected academic medical center and we pride ourselves not only on the sophistication of the care we deliver, but the compassionate way in which we provide it. And that starts with our employees.

Job Description

The Biostatistician/Data Scientist will be a member of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR), which is part of the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. 

We seek applicants with a strong desire to use and further develop their research skills in health policy, health services research, and health economics.  The Biostatistician/Data Scientist will work independently and collaboratively to develop strategies for data management and statistical testing/modeling, implement data analysis plans, and contribute to the drafting of study reports and manuscripts.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with large, complex health care data (e.g., health insurance claims files, survey data, and electronic health records).  Address challenges in modeling real-world data.

  • Manipulate, transform, analyze, and represent data graphically.  Identify trends and associations in datasets, contextualize findings, and communicate technical results and methods.

  • Develop tools and routines that increase the efficiency of repeated statistical, programming, and data management tasks.

  • Contribute to presentations, reports, and manuscripts.

Qualifications

JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience working with real-world health data.  Experience analyzing administrative claims and national survey data is desirable.
  • Experience in computer programming, managing statistical databases, and analyzing biomedical data is required.
  • Advanced statistical training and programming skills in SAS, STATA, R, and/or other statistical programming is required.
  • Strong written communication skills, e.g., as demonstrated by major contributions to published reports or manuscripts, and authorship of published or unpublished papers that describe original analytic work.

EDUCATION:

  • Completion of a Masters degree in health economics, decision science, biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, or a related field.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least three years’ experience conducting large database analyses in a medical research,  academic, think tank, consulting, or similar environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Normal office work environment.
  • Work requires continuous typing/computer keying.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:

Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Tufts Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.

COVID-19 POLICY:

Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at Tufts Medical Center, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption.  

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