Stanfords Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and the Center for Health Policy produce interdisciplinary, world-class research on domestic and international health that advances our understanding of how health care can be delivered, and shapes the formulation of health care policy around the world. This critical work takes place across campus with multiple schools, organizations and investigators. The centers are looking to hire a Research Data Analyst to support the centers. Under the direction of the principal investigator, the successful applicant will have demonstrated experience using statistical software with knowledge about health care and medical issues. The desired software applications are SAS and STATA.
Collect, manage and clean datasets
Employ new and existing tools to interpret, analyze, and visualize multivariate relationships in data
Create databases and reports, develop algorithms and statistical models, and perform statistical analyses appropriate to data and reporting requirements
Use system reports and analyses to identify potentially problematic data, make corrections, and determine root cause for data problems from input errors or inadequate field edits, and suggest possible solutions
Develop reports, charts, graphs and tables for use by investigators and for publication and presentation
Analyze data processes in documentation
Collaborate with faculty and research staff on data collection and analysis methods
Provide documentation based on audit and reporting criteria to investigators and research staff
Communicate with government officials, grant agencies and industry representatives
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Relevant experience in economics, health economics, and healthcare
Basic knowledge and demonstrated experience using and applying SAS and STATA analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software
Ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases
Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail
Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question
Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity
Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements
Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Substantial experience with MS Office and analytical programs
Strong writing and analytical skills
Ability to prioritize workload
Sitting in place at computer for long periods of time with extensive keyboarding/dexterity
Occasionally use a telephone
Rarely writing by hand
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Some work may be performed in a laboratory or field setting.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
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