The Hopkins Business of Health Initiative (HBHI) at Johns Hopkins University has an opening for a senior statistical programmer. The Hopkins Business of Health Initiative is a new collaborative initiative between Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School and its three world-leading health schools – the Bloomberg School of Public Health,School of Nursing, and School of Medicine – to integrate research, practice, and policy to improve the productivity of the nation’s health system. This new initiative will ensure that Johns Hopkins University plays a leading role in transforming our national health system into the most productive and admired health system in the world.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The Programmer position will support health economics, health services, and policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at HBHI.
The Programmer will use SAS, R, and/or Stata programming skills to create analytical datasets from surveys, health care claims, electronic health record, and other data sources.
The Programmer will implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to combine data from different data sources and databases as well as use advanced statistical methods to analyze data. Strong teamwork, communication, and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators. In certain circumstances, remote work may be possible.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience.
Experience in applying health services research methods through SAS, STATA, or R programming is required.
Statistical programming skills are required (strong expert level).
A master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Public Health, or a related field is preferred. SQL experience is preferred.
Prior work experience in academic or research setting in health care is preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills and experience working with diverse research teams also desired.
Classified Title: Sr. Programmer Analyst Working Title: Sr. Statistical Programmer Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $59,280- $81,430; commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 - 5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004112-Health Policy & Management -Independent Personnel area: School of Public Health
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