University of Southern California SAS Research Programmer - Clinical Pharmacy/Health Research in Los Angeles, California
SAS Research Programmer - Clinical Pharmacy/Health ResearchApplyClinical Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Econ. & PolicyLos Angeles, California
The USC School of Pharmacy is seeking a SAS Research Programmer to provide programming support on research projects that use administrative healthcare claims data. SAS experience and STATA knowledge required. The programmer is an integral part of the research team and works closely with principal investigators in Clinical Pharmacy and a multidisciplinary research team. The key role of the programmer is to develop and execute a plan to adapt data that are complex and very large in scope to answer research questions. Manages large data files. Provides biostatistical and epidemiological consultation and support for the research team. Utilizes creativity and innovation to solve conceptual programming problems raised by cutting-edge research. Programmers are also part of a state-of-the-art data core at USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics (jointly supported by the School of Pharmacy and Price School of Public Policy) with opportunity for peer interaction and mentoring.
BA/BS in Statistics, quantitative social science, health economics, mathematics or related field with coursework in biostatistics and epidemiology
2 or more years experience with SAS, a statistical programming language
1 or more years of experience providing biostatistical and epidemiological support
Ability to work independently on complex programming
Experience with health data, including administrative healthcare (medical, pharmacy, plan benefit/enrollment, etc) claims from Medicare, Medicaid, or health insurance plans, and electronic medical/health records
Exposure to research in clinical pharmacy
MA/MS/MPH in Biostatistics, epidemiology, statistics or related field
3 or more years of experience with SAS and Stata. Experience with SQL preferred but not required
2 or more years of experience providing biostatistical and epidemiological consultation and support to investigators
Experience working on research projects in clinical pharmacy
Experience with large administrative databases, survey data, claims data, electronic health records data
Demonstrated creativity and innovation in solving conceptual programming problems.
Minimum Education: Master's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalent
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise: Demonstrated creativity and innovation in solving conceptual programming problems. Competent to work independently on complex programming.
REQ20057261 Posted Date: 03/13/2018