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Data Analyst
Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York
 
 
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Date Posted 09/21/2020
Category
Admin-Computing-Database Administration
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Specific responsibilities will include maintaining linked databases of various types from the large, multi-thousand person population studies; developing and implementing protocols to map and link cohort data to records from several large-scale data sources (local care management organizations, Medicare and Medicaid databases); performing quality assurance and developing data dictionaries; and conducting epidemiologic analyses including standard tools such as Cox proportional hazards regression, Poisson regression, logistic regression, and weighted data analysis; and collaborating with faculty on writing abstracts, manuscripts, and other deliverables to document study findings.

Successful candidates will have experience with maintaining and preparing longitudinal databases (preferably claims data or other large-scale administrative datasets), and conducting epidemiologic analyses. The project will involve supporting researchers at various levels (including trainees and faculty) in carrying out epidemiological research; therefore outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research or related fields with 2 years’ experience. Master’s degree preferred
  • Statistical programming skills (R, SAS, Stata), experience with epidemiologic research methods, including survival analysis, multivariable regression, multi-level modeling.
  • Strong skills in data management, including performing quality assurance, developing data dictionaries, routine updates.
  • Experience with maintaining and preparing longitudinal databases (cohort studies, claims data or other large-scale administrative datasets) for analysis.
  • Proficiency in SQL Server and .net technology desired.
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, and excellent communication skills to interact with multiple parties (researchers, clinicians, informatics staff, IT).


  • Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

     

    The Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has an opening position for a Data Analyst. A degree in epidemiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, or health services research, or related field is required. This person will work on studies of health care services and chronic disease epidemiology in National Institutes of Health/NHLBI-funded cohort studies and electronic medical record and insurance claims data.

     

    This position offers exciting opportunities to be involved in a team pursuing innovative research questions pertaining to risk factors for chronic diseases including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease. Projects include the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), an NIH-funded multi-center epidemiologic study of over 16,000 Hispanic/Latino adults age 18-74 in four U.S. cities; and the Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) cohort featuring long term followup of adults living with HIV; and a project assessing HIV care and treatment outcomes in the very large clinic network affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.


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