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Data Analyst, Senior

Company: Massachusetts General Physicians' Organization
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Data Analyst, Senior (3209899) Data Analyst, Senior - ( 3209899 ) The Mongan Institute -in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a full time Senior Data Analyst to manage its Data Management and Analytic Program. Founded in 2015, the Mongan Institute is dedicated - to supporting research across MGH in the areas of population and health care delivery science. The Institute bridges research spanning data science to delivery science, and evaluative science to implementation science including a variety of disciplines and methods such as epidemiology, predictive analytics, cost-effectiveness, health policy, decision science, health disparities, health intervention and implementation research. The Mongan institute consists of over 130 faculty as well as research fellows, trainees, and a large staff including 13 research centers spanning population data science to health care delivery team science. In addition to conducting state-of-the-art population and health care delivery research, the Mongan Institute provides research training and mentoring programs and includes core and affiliate faculty members within the Department of Medicine, as well as numerous clinical departments across MGH. The Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital is a community of leading scientists and programs in population and health care delivery science dedicated to transforming health care and achieving health equity locally, nationally, and globally. Responsibilities: Reporting to and working closely with the Institute Director and Administrative Director , the candidate will lead the development of a new Data Management and Analytics Program (DMAP) that will support the Institute's 13 research centers and programs. Once established, the program will offer a range of data management and analysis services, including statistical and study design consultation, research protocol development, web-based survey development, data management plans, analysis and interpretation of data, and assistance in presenting and disseminating results. The Manager of the Mongan Institute Data Management and Analytic Program responsibilities include strategic planning, project development and oversight:

  • Conduct a detailed comparative evaluation of data and analytics programs at comparable institutions to draw from successful frameworks.
  • Conduct a needs assessment to identify specific resources and support systems needed by the Institute's faculty (> 130), research fellows, and medical students and undergraduate trainees. -
  • Oversee the development of a DMAP-specific webpage where Mongan investigators can access resources and apply for analytic assistance.
  • Develop a business plan and budget justification for the first two years of the Program in collaboration with the Administrative Director.
  • Provide coordination and management of a developing team of analysts and data scientists.
  • Build a streamlined process for data sharing and management on a secure platform.
  • Assemble a comprehensive literature database containing guidance on all stages of research study development, implementation and dissemination. Once the DMAP is active, the DMAP Manager will build its resource warehouse, while also serving as a senior data analyst. As the senior analyst, the position will:
    • Provide analytic and study design assistance to the Institute's investigators
    • Set up systems to track and record progress towards milestones on each project
    • Coordinate/support the activities of the Program data analysts
    • Coordinate and oversee consultation, data management, and data analytic requests and facilitate optimal workflow management Skills and Experience Required:
      • Master's degree or PhD in statistics, biostatistics, public health or other related social science field with strong quantitative emphasis.
      • 3+ years in a hands-on data analytics management role with experience developing analytical and/or data science methods in a research setting.
      • Experience with program design, implementation and evaluation, including process maps, root cause analyses, and conducting key informant interviews and focus groups.
      • Experience in program and project management.
      • Excellent skills with Stata, SAS, R, SPSS, Python, or similar programming languages.
      • Excellent time-management skills and experience working simultaneously on multiple projects with discrete, interdisciplinary teams.
      • Experience designing and implementing complex and innovative solutions for project workflow and data management tasks.
      • Proficient with REDCap and other web-based survey development and distribution platforms.
      • Experience creating and leading training workshops and materials.
      • Excellent communication and writing skills, with the ability to provide a writing sample.
      • Highly detail oriented, ensuring data quality and accuracy. Interested candidates should send a personal statement with research interests and curriculum vitae by email to: We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Primary Location Work Locations MGH 100 Cambridge St 100 Cambridge Street Job Data/Analytics Organization Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Schedule Full-time Standard Hours 40 Shift Day Job Employee Status Regular

Keywords: Massachusetts General Physicians' Organization, Cambridge , Data Analyst, Senior, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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