Research Analyst/Statistician-Clinical Research (RW)

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

Creighton University, School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Research as an opportunity of, Research Analyst/Statistician available.  This role will provide methodological and statistical support for projects proposed by faculty, house staff, and students within all Departments and Divisions within the School of Medicine (SOM). For each project, will assist with question/hypothesis development, study design, quantitative analysis, data presentation, and manuscript preparation.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Director of Statistics and Data Analytics, the Research Analyst/Statistician will:
1.    Maintain project-specific databases, including the design, implementation, data collection, verification, and analysis related to such databases.
2.    Prepare and present reports of quantitative analyses to a variety of audiences (e.g., faculty, healthcare providers, students, general public).
3.    Provide technical assistance and consultation to faculty and committees within the SOM.
4.    Collaborate with SOM faculty and staff on the management of research projects.
5.    Assist with medical student research projects.
6.    Provide analytical and research design support for the development of future projects.
7.    Stay current with software and analytical trends related to quantitative analyses.
8.    Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
1.    Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, quantitative psychology/sociology, or another quantitative-related field.
2.    At least two years of relevant data analysis or database development/maintenance experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills and knowledge are acquired.  

Preferred Qualifications
1.    Experience with large, national-level databases (e.g., NIS, UNOS, NTDB) preferred.
2.    Experience estimating and interpreting the generalized linear mixed model (GLMMs).
3.    Experience with healthcare-related data.

This job description illustrates the type of work that characterizes the position.  It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individuals who fill the position. 
 

This position will work Monday to Friday; 8am-4:30pm; depending upon research needs position may require evening, weekend, and holiday work.

This position will also work out of CHI/Bergan Mercy Hospital (7500 Mercy Rd., Omaha, NE) so may require additional compliance requirements as a non-CHI member.


Qualifications:
1.    Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, quantitative psychology/sociology, or another quantitative-related field.
2.    Two years of relevant data analysis or database development/maintenance experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills and knowledge are acquired.  
3.    Experience with computer programming and statistical software (e.g., SAS, R, SPSS).

Preferred Qualifications:
1.    Experience with large, national-level databases (e.g., NIS, UNOS, NTDB) preferred.
2.    Experience estimating and interpreting the generalized linear mixed model (GLMMs).
3.    Experience with healthcare-related data.

  
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Experience managing prospectively collected databases;
Excellent analytical skills in quantitative methods; 
Strong desire to learn and desire to increase one’s own methodological skills;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Ability to collaborate with individuals/groups inside and outside the SOM (School of Medicine);
Ability to troubleshoot software problems;
Knowledge of computer programming, graphic production and database management;
Knowledge of educational assessment and/or health care fields desirable.
  
Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: up to 15 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

  
AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
  
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.


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