Data Analyst

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

This position will act as the analyst and data manager for a R01 grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities that uses complex systems methods (agent-based modeling, group model building) to examine racial/ethnic disparities in diet.

Essential Functions
  • Implement statistical analysis plans including small area estimation, survival analyses, multilevel and longitudinal analyses.
  • Assist in acquisition of data from government agencies and other sources, including data cleaning and checking data quality as needed.
  • Develop and maintain detailed documentation for data cleaning, linkage, storage, and analyses of study data.
  • Aid in preparation of abstracts and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Assist students, postdoctoral fellows, and other trainees with various data and analytic aspects.
Required Qualifications
  • A Master's Degree in Statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology or related quantitative field is required.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with public health survey and/or social survey (e.g., Census Bureau) datasets required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Very detail oriented, extremely organized, and comfortable with multitasking.
  • Possess excellent oral, written, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced data compilation and data management skills.
  • Team oriented and experienced working with diverse groups of investigators, trainees, and students.
  • Knowledge of SAS, Stata, and/or R, working knowledge or ability to quickly learn other statistical programs as needed.
  • Experience with complex analyses including cross sectional and longitudinal social, health, and dietary survey data; experience with spatial analyses (particularly related to the food environment and urban transport) is desirable.
  • Experience drafting methods and results sections for manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • University City.
Additional Information Special Instructions to the Applicant
  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Advertised:Jan 10 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Feb 10 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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