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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Data Analyst.
In this role, the successful candidate The Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine seeks a Data Analyst for 2 projects: 1) The Data Analyst will set up a comprehensive database of policies, laws, health services, morbidity and mortality related to opioid overdoses. This project will involve compiling and reviewing state laws and policies related to opioids, creating and managing a database linking data on opioids at the state, county and zip code levels, and using the database to conduct descriptive and inferential analyses about the trends in opioid overdoses across the United States. 2) The Data Analyst will also conduct analyses related to the impact that state and local policies and laws have on opioid overdoses in the United States. This study will use spatiotemporal approaches to examine the impact that state and county-level drug policies and laws have on county- and zipcode-level rates of prescription opioid and heroin overdoses. The Analyst will coordinate the data acquisition, management, will lead data analyses, and will prepare reports, manuscripts and proposals related to this study.
Conduct a review of selected state drug policies that can affect opioid overdoses. Compile county-level data on substance abuse treatments services
Integrate data from multiple sources, including hospital discharge records, emergency department admissions records, death certificate data, prescribing data, demographic and socio-economic characteristics of zip codes, counties and states, and state policies. Set up a column-oriented database in Access or MonetDB to house linked data at the state, county and zip code levels
Map state and county data elements in a project GIS system, and characterize spatial typologies for statistical analyses
Carry out complicated, in-depth statistical analyses using primary and secondary data, including analyses for longitudinal studies and multi-level data structures
Create text, tables, figures, and charts for presentations and publications. Prepare results of analyses for review.
Prepare results of analyses for review. Participate in discussion and interpretation of findings. Lead and participate in manuscript development.
Contribute to the development of analytic plans in consultation with investigators; recommends solutions to analytical challenges.
Innovate and streamline ways to visualize and analyze data
Maintain regular communication with project team members. Assist with the development of grant applications for future funding.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Masters degree in epidemiology, data science, economics, public health or related quantitative field Experience applying GIS methods to geocode administrative, healthcare, and survey data, to create maps, and to examine-spatio-temporal patterns of a variety of health outcomes Experience creating, managing and analyzing large databases of linked health data across multiple levels Experience with hypothesis-driven data analysis, including linear and logistic regression and non-parametric regression Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and report findings from analyses. Able to program proficiently in software such as SAS, R, or STATA Detail-oriented and able to prioritize and alter priorities as circumstances require Able to work both independently and collaboratively Knowledge and application of project management principles and concepts. Proven ability to design complex data management and analysis projects, working with professionals with a variety of skills and backgrounds.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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