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The Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service is seeking an individual with strong programming, data management, and analytical skills to work on a team using New York State Medicaid data to evaluate multiple health services and public health interventions.
Grant funded position with possibility of extension on an annual basis.*
- Conduct analyses examining health and healthcare services
- Work effectively with large, complex administrative datasets to solve challenging problems
- Write programs to clean complex data and create analytic datasets from raw data
- Under supervision of research faculty conduct statistical analyses and present them to the team and collaborators.
- Support the development of publications and conference presentations, including drafting academic and nonacademic publications and creating tables and other data visualizations for presentations
- Perform reviews to ensure accuracy and completeness of data
- Masters degree in pertinent field (statistics; biostatistics; epidemiology; data science; healthcare economics)
- At least 2 years of work experience and/or research experience in a relevant setting.
- Strong quantitative skills and advanced programming skills in SAS, Stata or R
- Ability to select and apply appropriate statistical methods for collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data
- Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills.
- Knowledge of principles and methods of biostatistics; principles, theories, and procedures of epidemiology, including study design, statistical analysis, and causal inference.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative research team.
- Experience with database queries and SQL is a plus.
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