Assistant Research Scientist (Programmer / Analyst / Research Coordinator)

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
March 16 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Assistant Research Scientist (Programmer / Analyst / Research Coordinator)
 


Description
NYU College of Dentistry is the largest dental school in the country. Research is an essential part of the mission of the College of Dentistry and as such is also a part of the teaching mission for health science students. NYU College of Dentistry has one of the largest and most rapidly growing research programs in the country, and one of the most successful in terms of attracting federal funding. An important part of NYU Dentistry's research strategy is translational research. We firmly believe that in today's world, groups of researchers must work together synergistically in order to move fundamental basic science research into practice. This integrated approach drives the majority of the research conducted today at the NYU College of Dentistry.

The Department of Endodontics at NYU College of Dentistry is seeking an individual with strong programming, data management, and analytical skills to work with dental claims data to evaluate multiple health services and dental care interventions. Responsibilities will include: downloading, merging, cleaning, documenting, and managing all-payer fee-for-service claims and managed care encounter datasets; analyzing data quality and integrity; identifying and solving data quality problems; coding and creating new variables; preparing analysis files; producing statistical summaries, charts and tables. Other responsibilities include research coordination, including assisting with preparing and maintaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) and regulatory paperwork for new and ongoing research effort within the Department of Endodontics.

The incumbent will report to Dr. Lorel Burns and Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson, who are both NYU Dentistry faculty. Dr. Burns is the Principal Investigator of several projects analyzing endodontic treatment outcomes and health disparities. Dr. Sigurdsson is the Chairman of the Department.

Qualifications
Required qualifications include: Bachelor’s or Master’s in a related field. Demonstrated experience with SAS or equivalent database or statistical language; experience with large database management; excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, time management skills and ability to work in a team setting on diverse assignments. Experience with medical claims and other health administrative data preferred.

Application Instructions
Interested applicants must apply through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/82667. Applicants must submit: 1) Cover letter / Letter of Interest; 2) Curriculum Vitae; and 3) Names and contact information of at least three professional references.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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