University of Pennsylvania DATA ANALYST in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 02-24408
Posted Job Title DATA ANALYST
School Name School of Arts and Sciences
Org Positive Psychology Center
Posted to the Web 12/01/2016
Posted Job/Salary Grade C
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9am-5pm
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
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.
This position will play an important role on the Positive Soldier Health project – exploring on a large scale the influence of psychological and physical health assets on illness, health care utilization and health care expenditure. The Army database is a massive database that presents many data analysis and publication opportunities, including hundreds of psychological, health, and performance variables on over one million Army soldiers. The worksite is an Army data center in Monterey, California.* Create and execute statistical programs to generate analysis datasets from large digitized Army data assets. Program subroutines to clean, merge, sample, weight, and stratify data using array and table based query languages.* Conduct descriptive and inferential statistical analysis and modeling (e.g., regression, survival analysis). * Interpret and present statistical output, as well as communicate findings to project members. Draft method and results sections for peer review manuscripts. Prepare tables and figures collating data analysis results.* Provide administrative support to create project documentation including obtaining, translating, and preparing codebooks, documenting files (project logs), and tracking analyses.
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Master’s or doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, health economics, psychology or a related field and at least 1-2 years of experience in statistical analysis programming with proficiency using SAS are strongly preferred. Experience using relational database software (Oracle SQL) or additional modeling software (MPlus, R, Stata) preferred. Experience working with large-scale data sets is required. * Must have some understanding of the interface between mental and physical health. Experience modeling health and well-being outcomes is strongly preferred.* Willing to travel to support the grant’s research teams at several satellite locations around the United States, if needed.* Able to work in a fast-paced work environment and meet deadlines.* This position is located in Monterey, CA.
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.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/24120
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