Statistician / Data Scientist

Last Updated Feb 07, 2019
Entry Level | W2 | Flexible | Full-Time

Description

Summary
NoviSci seeks to accelerate learning from real-world healthcare data through the development and application of tools to enable scalable, state-of-the-science causal inference, prediction, and data visualization.

Our science teams work with external collaborators to solve important problems in medicine and public health.  Our software developers and data scientists build cloud-based, web-deployed analytic tools driven by the needs of our collaborative research.

We are currently hiring a statistician / data scientist to support our science teams. The individual will work closely with PhD-level scientists to apply modern statistical methods for studies of large, observational healthcare databases.


Essential Duties

  • Collaborate with other members of the research team to develop and write statistical analysis plans
  • Assemble analytic data files using R-based tools that exploit various AWS technologies 
  • Conduct statistical analysis using R markdown and custom R-based analytic applications
  • Maintain strict version control of analyses and documentation using Gitlab and Confluence
  • Provide quality assurance checks throughout the research process
  • Produce web-enabled and interactive tables, figures, and visualizations 
  • Assist in report or manuscript preparation and review

Required Skills

  • Expertise in one or more statistical programming languages
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to work collaboratively
  • Ability to work independently

Education and Experience

  • MS/MA in statistics or related field
  • Strong background in R preferred
  • 1 year prior experience working in a research setting
  • Experience using Git
  • Experience implementing machine learning algorithms
  • Experience with the management of complex, real-world data typical in health-care research such as claims or EHR data
  • Working knowledge of causal inference methods

NoviSci LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

To be considered: email a CV and cover letter to jobs@novisci.com

The company Benefits and Perks will carry over into the job post.

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Benefits & Perks

  • 401(k) with 4% company match
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Company-provided medical and dental insurance
  • Team get-togethers
  • Downtown location

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