Department: MED-Medical Social Sciences Salary/Grade: EXS/9
The Statistical Analyst Senior, leads data management and analysis team involved in querying, extracting, managing and analyzing multiple, complex datasets ensuring data integrity, quality, and timeliness of results. Oversees the deployment of reporting and analytical solutions. Serves on related committees and task forces.
Under direction of principal investigators, identify and conduct appropriate statistical analysis for sponsored and non-sponsored research projects, coordinate and mediate with senior researchers on statistical issues, actively participate in publication and presentation of results both in support and as a lead author. Implement data management structures as necessary. Participate in new measure development.
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.
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.
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: (Education and experience)
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.
Please see information below:
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
COW - Communicates effectively one-to-one, or in small groups.
PRS - Strong organization and problem solving skills.
Proficiency with SAS or R for programming and data management and analysis.
Commitment to writing clean, well-documented code.
Ability to work independently to efficiently accomplish specific responsibilities.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
A master's degree in biostatistics, computer science, mathematics, epidemiology or a related field or the equivalent combination and experience in statistics, data management and statistical data processing.
Minimum of three to five years experience in research-related programming, data management and statistical data processing.
Proficiency with R, SAS and/or Stata.
Proficiency in REDCap – preferred but not required.
Proficiency in database design – preferred but not required.
Proficiency in R markdown, knitR, or LaTex – preferred, but not required.
Knowledge of medical/institutional research procedures.
Experience with Github- preferred but not required.
6 years data analysis/report writing or similar experience.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37039
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.