Research Associate

USC Columbia, SC
Oct 13, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Internal Title: Health Care Analyst

Posting Number: STA01180PO18

College/Division: College of Social Work

Department: COSW Institute for Families in Society

Advertised Salary Range: $55,000-$70,000

Part/Full-time: Full Time

Job Search Category: Other Professional

Advertised Job Summary: Want to join a research institute on the cutting-edge of health services research and data visualization where you can make a difference? The Integrated Health & Policy Research (IHPR) division of the Institute for Families in Society at the University of SC is one of the oldest research units having a university-state partnership with its state Medicaid agency. IHPR conducts applied research and policy analysis on many of the same headline health and family issues affecting SC and the nation. With a more than 20 year uninterrupted record of funding from foundations, grants, and contracts, IHPR's work is at the forefront of initiatives and policies shaping the future of health care policy and programs by applying concepts of health + place, equity, and geo-spatial analysis to every endeavor. We recruit to our interdisciplinary team talented, dedicated professionals from a range of backgrounds. If you have expertise in health services research, policy, data analysis, or innovative visualizations that facilitate deeper understandings and you are passionate about the data needed to drive big decisions and want to join a team whose work is making a difference; we want to hear from you! Advanced data management and analytical skills, including proficiency in the use of statistical software, e.g., SAS, SQL are required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Master of Public Health with demonstrable coursework, emphasis and/or experience in research-related health services, data analysis and biostatistics OR Master of Science in Informatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Environmental Science to include 2-3 years of experience in health service research, public health or health care. Advance experience in data management and analysis working, with Tableau, R, SQL, SAS-VA, ArcGIS, etc. to describe, find patterns in, and develop understanding of the data. SAS and SQL experience is required. Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proven ability to conceptualize and complete complex projects with thorough documentation and demonstration of applied logic. Ability to problem-solve and complete projects within established time-frames.

EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

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