The programmer's first responsibility will be to perform the coding necessary to develop and analyze simulation models of disease to evaluate various screening and management strategies.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Performing data analysis using R or SAS * Applying statistical techniques such as hypothesis testing and survival analysis * Managing national representative datasets * Working with the research team on various health outcomes project in constructing simulation models and perform cost-effectiveness analysis * May participate in scientific manuscript preparation/writing * Potential to contribute to and co-author medical articles/publications * Supporting the preparations of grant applications and reports
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
* Programming experience or facility in a statistical programming language such as SAS or R is required. * Extensive research experience is not formally required but preferred. * Critical thinking and creative problem solver who enjoys autonomy
Field of Study/Additional Specialized Training: Master's degree required (statistics/biostatistics or epidemiology degree preferred)
Preferred: 1 year of experience in programming or quantitative analysis
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