Northwestern University Opportunity (Job ID 33174):
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a career at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal excellence.
Currently, we have a career opportunity as a Research Data Analyst Lead (Biostatistician) (Chicago Campus).
This position leads research data management and analysis team involved in querying, extracting, managing and analyzing multiple, complex datasets ensuring data integrity, quality, and timeliness of results. The Research Data Analyst Lead (Biostatistician) oversees the deployment of reporting and analytical solutions. This role serves on related committees and task forces.
This position provides analytical and statistical support for center research programs, contributes to the conceptualization and design of research studies and data analysis projects and supports dissemination of research products.
The mission of the Center for Health Information Partnerships (CHiP) is to bring people, communities, and data together to enable everyone to live their healthiest lives. Utilizing new ways of thinking, innovative methods, and interdisciplinary partnerships, we aggregate and analyze health information across institutions and disciplines to positively affect individual and population health. CHiP has a vision for “information-driven health for all.”
Manages and plans for data/analysis requests and projects.
Provides consultation to customers on appropriate data management, methodological issues and statistical analyses.
Collaborates with technical staff explaining needs of functional users.
Designs and prepares documentation for data management and/or data analyses.
Performs descriptive analyses for clients.
Creates data tables and graphs.
Writes reports for presentation and publication.
Presents results at internal/external meetings.
Manages research and analysis using several databases and/or data tables.
Determines appropriate sources of data based on requests.
Designs and writes programs for data entry, data editing, data management, periodic reporting, and quality control monitoring and statistical analyses.
Prepares and analyzes reports/data
Extracts required data.
Determines and coordinates the completion of statistical analyses using appropriate applications.
Develops and tests reports and analysis.
Identifies and work with data stewards to resolve data conflicts
Provides work direction and/or supervises staff such as team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
Recommends staff hires/terminations.
Coaches and mentors staff.
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Other duties as assigned.
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.
6 years data analysis/report writing or similar experience required.
Any statistical program (SAS, STATA, R), and SQL
Please see information highlighted in tables below.
Infrastructure (extends across applications)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
Programming Languages and Frameworks
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Strong SQL skills, or capacity to acquire these; must be able to pass the NM Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) PowerUser test
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Master's degree in biostatistics, data science, public health or related discipline
Experience working with an EDW or other similarly complex data repository
Previous work or volunteer experience in a health care setting
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Strong SAS skills
Strong Stata skills
Geographic information systems experience
Working at Northwestern University:
Beyond being a place to learn and grow professionally, Northwestern is an exciting and fulfilling place to work! Northwestern offers many benefit options to full and part-time employees including: competitive compensation; excellent retirement plans; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; dependent care match; vacation, sick and holiday pay; professional development opportunities and tuition reimbursement.
Northwestern greatly values work/life balance amongst its employees. Take advantage of recreational, cultural, and enrichment opportunities on campus. Employees also receive access to childcare solutions, retail discounts, and other work/life balance resources.
Northwestern University is an equal opportunity employer and strongly believes in creating an environment that welcomes students, faculty and staff of all races, nationalities and religions. In doing so, we offer our students the opportunity to learn and grow in diverse communities preparing them for successful careers in an increasingly global and diverse work force.
For consideration, please click on the link below. You will be directed to Northwestern University's electronic recruiting system, eRecruit, where you will apply for current openings. Once you apply, you will receive an email confirming submission of your resume. For all resumes received, if there is interest in your candidacy, the human resources recruiter or the department hiring manager will contact you. Job Opening ID number for this position is 33174.