The University of Pittsburgh, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, is seeking a Research Data Analyst for ongoing research projects related to pediatric primary care effectiveness, family-centeredness, and equity in the United States. The incumbent will be responsible for data management and analysis of large data sets including electronic medical records and insurer claims data, requiring expertise in assumptions, limitations, and alternative approaches in such analyses.
The incumbent will work with many different data sets, including electronic medical record data, claims data, census data, and survey data, and will perform analyses and data visualization requiring advanced statistical software (i.e., Stata, SPSS, SAS, or R). Other duties include assisting in manuscript and abstract preparation, complex statistical programming, and conducting analysis of data quality for ongoing studies. Opportunities for geospatial analyses related to child health in Pittsburgh also available. The analyst must possess expert knowledge of research methodology in order to work with a high level of autonomy. To support research activities, the candidate is expected to become familiar with the clinical background and scientific objectives of the research projects and the research group as a whole.
An ability to be flexible and learn new skills quickly and communicate to multiple audiences is necessary. Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, versatility, and the ability to work independently and within a team to promote multiple projects and tasks simultaneously are required. Bachelor's degree required with 5 years of experience. Masters degree preferred. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required prior to the start of employment. Also, a current TB test will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Bachelor's degree required with 5 years of experience. Masters degree preferred. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Demonstrates thorough understanding of methodological and conceptual components of statistical analysis and health services research, and applies that understanding to make independent, practical contributions to statistical analyses. Familiarity with Structured Query Language (SQL). Previous experience leading small to mid-size technical projects.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department Details: Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: This position will require flexibility with shift/hours and occasionally will be required to work on the evenings and weekends.
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
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: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20003420
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.