Statistical Analyst - 35672

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Job Summary:

The Statistical Analyst partners with clients to design, develop, implement and maintain business solutions regarding data management and analysis.  This includes database administration, data consolidation, data analysis and management reporting.  This role utilizes software to generate metrics and develops actionable recommendations.  Collaborates with various function teams such as marketing, research, and IT to achieve business results. 

Specific Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning

  • Manages and plans for data/analysis requests and projects.
  • Provides consultation to customers on appropriate data management, methodological issues and statistical analyses.


  • Reviews reports before presentation to ensure quality and accuracy.
  • Develops and maintains documentation of process for quality assurance and reporting methodology


  • Develops queries and quality metrics.
  • Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex statistical analysis.
  • Determines data structure for local datasets.


  • Develops and documents standards for data quality and regulatory compliance pertaining to reporting.
  • Ensures quality and compliance by reviewing reports

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: (Education, experience, and any other certifications or clearances)

  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.  
  • 4 years data analysis/report writing or similar experience required.

Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

  • Statistical analysis skills in SAS.

Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)

  • Masters degree in biostatistics.

Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)

  • Prior work in epidemiology-based cohort analysis.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


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