Senior Statistical Analyst

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Senior Statistical Analyst

Job Profile Title

Research Analyst

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Job Description

The Senior Statistical Analyst supports innovative research and health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. Using large array of statistical and analytic programming tools, the Senior Statistical Analyst will conduct specialized statistical analyses such as hierarchical linear or non-linear models, Bayesian analyses, decision trees, multivariate analyses using propensity scores, and is expected to apply tools across the disciplines of conventional statistical inferences and new technologies from data science. Expertise with data visualization techniques, dimension reduction, and ability to work across a wide range of statistical and computer programming tools (SAS, STATA, R, SQL and Python) are important to enable innovative research.  Requires experience and expertise knowledge of pulling and analyzing Electronic Health Record data.  The individual must also have work experience using Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data. 

Qualifications:

The minimum of a Master's degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health or similar field and 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$72,837.00 - $138,391.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.



University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Senior Statistical Analyst

Job Profile Title

Research Analyst

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Job Description

The Senior Statistical Analyst supports innovative research and health policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. Using large array of statistical and analytic programming tools, the Senior Statistical Analyst will conduct specialized statistical analyses such as hierarchical linear or non-linear models, Bayesian analyses, decision trees, multivariate analyses using propensity scores, and is expected to apply tools across the disciplines of conventional statistical inferences and new technologies from data science. Expertise with data visualization techniques, dimension reduction, and ability to work across a wide range of statistical and computer programming tools (SAS, STATA, R, SQL and Python) are important to enable innovative research.  Requires experience and expertise knowledge of pulling and analyzing Electronic Health Record data.  The individual must also have work experience using Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data. 

Qualifications:

The minimum of a Master's degree in Math/Statistics, Healthcare Management, Economics or Public Health or similar field and 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$72,837.00 - $138,391.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.


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