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SENIOR SCIENTIFIC DATA ANALYST

Position Details

Summary

Operating Title SENIOR SCIENTIFIC DATA ANALYST
Long Classification Title SENIOR SCIENTIFIC DATA ANALYST
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH CHHS Institute for Health Policy and Practice [UFIHPP]
Summary of Position

Provide technical and analytic support to projects as a member of the Institute for Health Policy and Practice team.

Duties will include health care data maintenance, analyzing data sets, developing and communicating analytic plans with various audiences, and providing analysis results for reports for a variety of audiences.

Occasionally, the position will include direct contact with clients of the projects, identifying business needs in detail; analyzing and synthesizing research data and results; recommending analytic solutions where required; and reporting and publishing final results.

In addition, the Analyst will be responsible for documentation of methodologies as they are developed and updated.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0729FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education HS or equivalent
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications

1. High school diploma and ten years of related experience; 2. Bachelor’s degree in Health Policy, Epidemiology, Statistics, Mathematics or related field and five years related experience; OR 3. Master’s degree in related field with three years of experience in data analysis; data management or data reporting and evaluation of data.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Experience with SPSS, SAS, STATA or other analytic software packages preferred.
Experience in analyzing health care claims data. MS Access and SQL experience are beneficial.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28503
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.0
Grade 21
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Posting Details

Posting Date 01/26/2018
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Grant Funded
If TERM position provide projected end date
Equipment/Instruments
DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Duty/Responsibility

Data analysis descriptive analysis, correlations, factor analysis, and regression models; database development to facilitate analysis and administer completed databases; work as part of a team to construct analytical plans; maintain databases; data maintenance to include routine checks of new data and reporting of findings and work with analytic team to recommend strategies for mitigation. Data sources include commercial claims, Medicare claims, assessments, surveys, qualitative interviews, and non-standardized data. Analytic tools include MS Excel, SAS, SAS Visual Analytics, mapping/GIS software, etc.

Duty/Responsibility

Write code to generate systematic analytic reports for internal and external audiences.

Duty/Responsibility

Prepare presentations for various audiences internal and external to UNH.

Duty/Responsibility

Attend meetings to assist in the development of analytical plans, convey information about the database uses and limitations, and assist various audiences in data use and interpretation.

Duty/Responsibility

Documentation of methodologies used in analysis and/or production of analytic reports.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other 1