Senior Data Analyst - DPOP

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 Jun 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SOP-DPOP-452300
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 05/18/2023
Application Deadline 06/09/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Senior Data Analyst - DPOP
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 01005226
Vacancy ID NF0006981
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on experience and qualifications
Proposed Start Date 07/03/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy ( is one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is one of the oldest health science academic programs at Chapel Hill. The School teaches approximately 600 PharmD students, 100 PhD students, and 20 Master’s students. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School was named the number one School of Pharmacy in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact, as articulated in the School’s Strategic Plan (
Our vision is to be the preeminent school of pharmacy where leaders in practice, education, and research are developed and nurtured. We are Advancing Medicine for Life through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy practice, education, research, and public service.
Position Summary
This position is a 100% remote work arrangement, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina, within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
The Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is recruiting an experienced statistician and data analyst for a full-time EHRA Non-Faculty appointment. The Senior Data Analyst position will be under the supervision of the principal Investigator and will provide data extraction, manipulation, management, and analysis support to pharmaceutical outcomes and policy studies aimed at improving the safety and effectiveness of medications used by patients from various populations in a variety of healthcare settings. Responsibilities will include the following: creating analytic data files by using complex programming techniques to extract and aggregate raw healthcare data, contributing to study design and analytical decisions, conducting statistical analyses, documenting programming and results, and assisting in the preparation of reports, manuscripts, and grant proposals. To a lesser extent, the position will also include oversight, training, and support of the supervisor’s graduate students, fellows, and trainees in extracting, manipulating, managing, and analyzing healthcare data.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution. May require terminal degree and licensure.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Masters degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy or related field with at least two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The ideal candidate must have at least two years of experience working with large relational databases, processing large administrative healthcare datasets (e.g., medical claims, pharmacy refill records) and/or clinical record databases, and creating final analytical datasets. The candidate should possess strong skills in SAS and/or SQL programming. The ideal candidate should have experience working in SAS, SQL, and Stata and also have experience and training in statistical modeling.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Apply online at with a CV/resume, a list of 3 professional references with their full contact information, and a cover letter.
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Department Contact Name and Title Alekya Padmanabhuni, HR Consultant
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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