Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Population Health Data Sciences Assistant Director for the Department of Population Science at Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ).
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Population Science and Community Outreach, directs and manages the data and analytic services that support population science research, community outreach and engagement including ScreenNJ activities, and catchment area responsibilities.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Serve as Co-Director of the Population Science Shared Resource and works towards converting it from a developing to an official shared resource.
Work with the Rutgers Cancer Institute Shared Resources senior leadership to manage the long-term planning, development, communications and operational activities as it relates to Population Science Research.
Supervise the day-to-day operation of the Population Science Shared Resource, including oversight of DatStat, RedCap, and other data management software utilized, as well as hiring and training staff.
Work actively in marketing the Population Science Shared Resource through presentations and by actively reaching out to relevant investigators or groups within the University and beyond.
Oversee data collection and analysis for the catchment area including surveillance.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants must have a terminal degree, preferably a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Computational Science, or related field. Plus a minimum of five (5) years of statistical experience in industry at a research company, government agency, or university setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective oral and communication skills.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Experience with SPSS, SAS, and geospatial/mapping software.
Ten (10) years of experience.
EHR/EMR data experience.
Experience with RedCap, DatStat, R, STATA, and SQL Server to analyze claims (SEER-Medicare, MarketScane, DRG, Optum) and EMR datasets (DRG, Optum, IBM Explors) as well as other propriety datasets.
Posting Number: 20ST2284
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 123834
About Rutgers University
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