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The Division of Pain Research within the Department of
Anesthesiology is hiring a data analyst.
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of
patients, populations and communities through excellence in
education, patient care, community service, research and technology
development, and through leadership activities in Michigan,
nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our
Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient
care, education and research that together enhance our contribution
- Develop and implement effective data management procedures,
design and create datasets for each study, clean large volumes of
cross sectional and longitudinal data, and merge data from a
variety of sources and formats.
- Provide suggestions on adapting alternative methodologies in an
effort to improve clinical data collection and management.
- Work with the research team to assist in the development of
analytical and statistical approaches needed to answer specific
research questions. Determine the statistical tests/models to be
used. Carry out statistical analyses and evaluate results.
- Provide statistical support and training to research staff as
- Assist in the preparation of abstracts, manuscripts, and/or
Master's degree plus 5-6 years of data management and/or
analysis experience required. Must be capable of a high level of
independent work and have the ability to manage data for large
research projects. Must have expertise and demonstrated ability to
conduct general linear models including multi-variable regression,
logistic regression, multi-level/hierarchical modeling;
mixed-effects models; missing data techniques; non-parametric
statistics; data transformation; variable selection (LASSO; elastic
Advanced statistical training and expertise, including
proficiency with SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, and/or MPlus. Demonstrated
aptitude for learning new statistical and/or data management
software. Excellent interpersonal skills. Proven ability to work
collaboratively with a team and meet deadlines in a multi-tasking
environment. Experience in technical and research writing
Doctorate degree is preferred. Expertise and demonstrated
ability to conduct propensity score analysis, structural equation
modeling, dimension reduction (PCA/EFA), and advanced
classification models (support vector machine); cluster analyses.
Experience with Tableu or other data visualization software. Prior
experience in a medical research setting preferred.
Burlington Building, Ste 100, Rm 1025
This position is a two-year term limited appointment with
potential for extension based on grant funding and performance. At
the end of the stated term, the appointment may terminate and will
not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and
pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a
contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to
conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed
in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug
testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or
additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers
from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.
The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth
day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards
and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Research Area Specialist Senior - Data Analyst
Research Area Specialist Sr
Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
MM Anesthesiology Department
3/30/2021 - 4/30/2021