University of Washington School of Public Health
Statistician/Research Analyst - VA Puget Sound
Part-time position, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: May 10, 2018
Posted: April 10, 2018
As a Statistician/Research Analyst in our multidisciplinary research team, you will work with research team to address issues related to Veterans’ healthcare delivery and policy-planning using large and complex healthcare databases. This position is based within the Health Services R&D program at VA Puget Sound in Seattle, WA. Responsibilities include providing advanced data management support as well as developing and estimating quantitative models for multiple health services research projects of varying scope and complexity under the supervision of Principal Investigators.
- Create analytic data files from multiple sources, including relational datasets from operational and clinical health services research databases, survey data, and clinical trial data.
- Perform advanced statistical analyses drawing on methods across fields including econometrics, biostatistics, and data science.
- Present statistical models and empirical results to the investigative teams in a clear manner
- Prepare statistical and scientific reports and works with the investigative teams to publish the findings in peer-reviewed journals; potential to be first author on manuscripts, though not required.
- Collaborate with investigative teams and other scientific staff.
- Candidates must be US citizens. Target salary will depend on the candidate’s experience.
- Candidates must have a masters-level, PhD, or equivalent degree in health services, biostatistics, statistics, economics, psychology, applied mathematics or a closely related field. The applicant must be proficient in SQL and standard statistical software packages, such as Stata, R or SAS. Excellent written and spoken communication skills are necessary, as is the ability to work effectively in a team setting. The ideal candidate is excited about using diverse sources of data to answer high impact research questions facing health systems, has strong problem-solving skills and experience working in multidisciplinary teams with varying backgrounds.
For more information about the HSR&D COIN, please see www.hsrd.research.va.gov/centers/seattle-denver.cfm
- Please send a cover letter and resume using the subject line “HSR&D Statistician Application” to Emily.Neely@va.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.