Associate Health Policy Data Analyst
Job Summary :
The Department of Health Policy is seeking qualified health policy data analyst candidates to provide faculty with analytic file construction, statistical analyses, graphics and other data analyses. Under general supervision, the analyst will work from PI's specifications to undertake some or all of the following tasks: 1) determine the best source(s) of data, 2) obtain and merge data as needed, 3) format, clean, and prepare data for analysis, and 4) undertake statistical analyses. The analyst will also document his/her work and present results in tabular, graphical, and written summary form.
This position is responsible for providing support for complex qualitative and quantitative research projects in health, public health, health policy, or related disciplines under faculty guidance. Activities may include study coordination, literature searches, data collection, data analysis, and report preparation. This position also provides general support to departmental programs, projects and coordinates dissemination of information.
The ideal candidate will work well with multiple faculty members simultaneously, take initiative to gather suitable data to address policy questions, and complete assignments in a timely manner.
The responsibilities of this position will include quantitative and written data analysis on issues of current policy interest. Examples of projects may include:
Vanderbilt University's new Department of Health Policy brings together a broad group of health policy scholars devoted to developing health policy solutions that can have a profound impact. The Department builds on a history of strong collaborative relationships with the Tennessee Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and several frontline policy makers to develop health policy solutions for our nation's most pressing health care challenges.
The combination of a major research university and preeminent medical center gives Department faculty incredible opportunities to build relationships with frontline care providers and policymakers which can lead to breakthrough discoveries. The Department fosters a deep belief that research and innovative thinking should guide health policy relationships and help policymakers understand implications. For more information, please visit https://www.vumc.org/health-policy/ .
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Key Responsibilities :
This is a full-time position.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.