The Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy (CMAP) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a senior statistical programmer. CMAP is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with mental illness and addiction by engaging in policy research, translating research evidence into policy and practice, and training a next generation of mental health and addiction policy researchers. Affiliated faculty come from across the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine, including the Departments of Health Policy and Management, Mental Health, Epidemiology, Health Behavior and Society, Medicine, and Psychiatry.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
The Programmer position will support health services, health economics, and policy-related research projects conducted by investigators at CMAP. ]The Programmer will use SAS, R, and/or Stata programming skills to create analytical datasets from health care claims, electronic health record, surveys, and other data sources.
This position will involve the construction of outcome measures and other analytical variables through data cleaning and data manipulation and the production of descriptive and analytical reports.
The Programmer will implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to combine data from different data sources and databases as well as use advanced statistical methods to analyze data.
Strong teamwork, communication, and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators. In certain circumstances, remote work may be possible.
The Senior Programmer Analyst will implement non-routine macros and advanced techniques to merge different datasets and create analysis files from complex databases.
The Senior Programmer Analyst will use advanced statistical methods to analyze the data.
Strong teamwork, communication, and collaboration skills are needed to support multiple projects led by individual investigators.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
3 years of related experience.
Statistical programming skills are required (strong expert level).
A Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Public Health, or a related field is preferred.
Experience in applying health services research methods through SAS, STATA, or R programming is required.
SQL experience is preferred. Prior work experience in academic or research setting in health care is preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills and experience working with diverse research teams also desired.
Classified Title: Sr. Programmer Analyst Working Title: Sr. Programmer Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $59,280 - $81,430, commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: m-f, 8:30 - 5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 60004112-Health Policy & Management -Independent Personnel area: School of Public Health
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