Duties: The successful candidate will support my research in a number of areas, including health care, public policy, and industrial organization Economics. This position will entail close collaboration and assistance to Faculty with all stages of various empirical research projects analyzing the pricing and adoption of medical technologies. Job responsibilities include: collecting, designing, implementing, and maintaining moderately complex Databases including a large proprietary health care purchase order database, insurance claims databases, hospital characteristics data and physician funding data while using access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, reorganization and statistical methods. Perform a variety of statistical and econometric analyses on healthcare costs with regards to policy. Write research reports and utilize data resources at the intersection of health care costs and the pricing and the usage of medical technology. Provide research-related programming support. Independent thinking, a thorough understanding of economics, and self-motivation are highly valued in performing these functions. Detail-oriented applicants with previous programming is preferred. Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: BA/BS in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science or another closely related discipline and 1-2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Previous experience as research assistant or pursuing independent research is preferred. Computer-programming skills are necessary. Proven data analysis skills are required.
Reference Number: 07-25374
Salary Grade: B
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Health Care
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology