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PhD-level Public Health Analyst - Advanced Methods Development Program

Company: Research Triangle Institute
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Advanced Methods Development (AMD) Program has an opening for a PhD-level Public Health Analyst position.The AMD Program performs policy analysis, program evaluation, health analytics, and regulatory science research in the areas of public health and health services research. Our work includes a diverse set of contracts and grants with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and various state and local health departments around the country. The overarching goal of AMD is to conduct objective, theory-driven research and evaluations to guide the development and implementation of programs and policies that improve public health. The position offers significant professional development opportunities at a leading research organization with nationally recognized experience in public health research and media campaign evaluation.Analysts in AMD perform a wide range of tasks, including, but not limited to, interactive dashboard development, data management, statistical analysis, survey programming, data visualization, and contributing to reports, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.Minimum Qualifications:Doctorate in Data Analytics, Data Science, Public Health, Health Policy and Management, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or a related discipline; or a Master's degree in one of those fields with at least 6 years of relevant work experience.Demonstrated proficiency in public health policy analysis, data science, statistics, policy research, health services research, program evaluation, or related fields.Demonstrated ability to lead research team(s).Advanced statistical software programming experience:Proficiency in R, Python, STATA, and/or SAS.Experience creating data visualizations and static or interactive data dashboards using R Markdown, R Shiny, and/or GIS software.Note: code sample(s) may be requested to evaluate programming experience with statistical software platforms.Demonstrated strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for visa employment status.Preferred Qualifications:Coursework completed in one or more of the following: Applied Data Analysis, Statistics, Econometrics, Empirical Economics, Health Policy Analysis, Health Economics, Quantitative Psychology, or Sociology.Experience working with complex survey datasets (especially population-based datasets such as the BRFSS, CPS, YRBS, NSDUH, and NHIS), or administrative data (such as medical claims or electronic medical records).Experience with Git/GitHub.CSS, JavaScript, HTML, and/or UX design skills.R package development and testing a plus.Experience writing and securing grants and/or contracts.As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach and one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found here.For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here.The anticipated pay range for this role is listed below. Our pay ranges represent national averages and may vary by location as a geographic differential may be applied to some locations within the United States.RTI considers multiple factors when making an offer including, for example: established salary range, internal budget, business needs, and education and years of work experience possessed by the applicant. Further, salary is merely one element to our offer.At RTI, we demonstrate our commitment to rewarding individual and team achievement through a total rewards package. This package includes (among other things) a competitive base salary, a generous paid time off policy, merit based annual increases, bonus opportunities and a robust recognition program. Other benefits include a competitive range of insurance plans (including health, dental, life, and short-term and long-term disability), access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) plan, paid parental leave for all parents, financial assistance with adoption expenses or infertility treatments, financial reimbursement for education and developmental opportunities, an employee assistance program, and numerous other offerings to support a healthy work-life balance.$94,000 - $115,000

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