Full-time Data Analyst - Cambridge, MA 

​​Health Equity Research Lab, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance / Harvard Medical School 

We are now accepting applications for a full-time (40 hrs/week) Data Analyst!


Introduction
The Health Equity Research Lab/Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research is a health services research center connected to the Department of Psychiatry and made up of an interdisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians dedicated to conducting research to improve physical and mental health in diverse communities. The Data Analyst supports the Director and Principal Investigators in methodological and statistical matters. This position will be involved in innovative research on health services disparities at a research center with several large NIH-funded studies. The role of the Data Analyst is to support the Director and Principal Investigators in methodological and statistical matters in order to improve physical and mental health in diverse communities. This position will be involved in innovative research on health services disparities at a research center with several large NIH-funded studies.

Responsibilities: 

-Performing data analyses, data cleaning, and data management, and implementing and learning new statistical methods as necessary for the successful completion of research projects.

-Analyzing psychometric properties of scales.

-Providing input on experimental designs for clinical and service interventions.

-Working with large psychiatric epidemiological data sets.

-Mentoring trainees in statistical methods and research design; supervising data analysts.

-Participating in the interpretation and writing of analyses for papers and progress reports advising in the development of new proposals.

-Supervising and overseeing statistical and econometric analyses.

-Participating in the training of Center staff in methodological matters.



Qualifications:
Masters in economics, statistics, biostatistics, quantitative psychology, or related fields preferred, with interest in health services research, excellent communication skills, and ability to function well as a member of a team. Preference for applicants familiar with SAS and/or Stata necessary; additional experience with Git or other version control/management services, SQL, R and/or Python a plus. Ability to organize and complete time sensitive tasks and ability to work well with all levels of Lab personnel. Experience with claims, electronic health records, NLP or machine learning also a plus. 


All applicants must submit directly through the Cambridge Health Alliance website. Although the application portal states that uploading supplemental materials is optional,  this position requires that you provide a CV/Resume and Cover Letter.  Please submit these documents as a single PDF file. If you have any questions or encounter technical difficulties, contact estlee@challiance.org