, New York

NYU Langone Health




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Position Summary:


We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Data Analyst.

In this role, the Data Analyst executes ongoing analysis of research initiatives related to health policy, health choice/behavior, health economics, and population health. The Analyst in this position processes large-scale data from conceptualization through presentation and is responsible for management of datasets.


The position is situated in the Department of Population Health's Section on Health Choice, Policy and Evaluation (HCPE), a dynamic and active research group dedicated to determining the influence of public policy on health and health choices and advancing ways to make policies more effective. Using multidisciplinary approaches, particularly behavioral economics, the group focuses on low-income, racial and ethnic minority populations and pressing public health problems, with a significant focus on obesity. The analyst supports a dynamic group to make informed policy recommendations and develop novel health policy solutions, often around the food environment, eating and food purchasing behaviors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Import and clean raw datasets, evaluate data quality, and create analytic datasets
  • Perform advanced statistical analyses according to the study design (e.g., cross-sectional, time series, difference-in-difference) using Stata, R, or Python
  • Detect and address issues in data and analytic results
  • Develop, manage, and improve databases to track provenance and versioning
  • Monitor, evaluate and improve the quality of data; prepare reports, charts and tables of data for faculty and staff
  • Cultivate deep familiarity with methodological approaches and data from diverse sources including big data platforms, large administrative databases, electronic health trackers and others
  • Accurately and appropriately interpret and communicate results
  • Develop programs, methodologies, and files for analyzing and presenting data
  • Clearly communicate processes used and results achieved, suggest new and alternative approaches
  • Participate in data-driven decision making with investigators
  • Conduct relevant literature reviews to inform cohort selection, variable definitions, and analytic methods
  • Assist in writing and editing manuscripts for publication

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Must be highly proficient in Stata as well as Python and/or R.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree with 2 years relevant work experience in Public Health, Economics, Statistics, Biostatistics, or related quantitative research field.
  • Strong statistical computing skills.
  • Proficient in Stata, Python, and/or R.
  • Keen attention to detail and good documentation habits.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.
  • Self-directed and able to manage priorities on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must work and communicate effectively with partners.
  • Strong time-management and prioritization skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with additional statistical packages such as SAS, R, or Python.
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Proficient with geospatial tools such as ArcGIS (and by extension, the ArcPy module) or QGIS.
  • Interest in learning programming languages.
  • Experience contributing to research or articles for peer review.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.


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, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

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