NYU School of Medicine Department of Population Health
The NYU School of Medicine Department of Population Health is seeking a student to work as an associate research scientist with a team using New York State Medicaid claims data to evaluate health services and public health interventions being implemented at providers and public health agencies across New York State. The student would participate in designing research and evaluation studies that guide healthcare providers in efforts to improve healthcare and public health delivery. Current projects include assessing the effectiveness of apps to help patients manage their chronic conditions, projects that assess new models of managing care for high-risk patients, and studies that look at the implications of new reimbursement approaches on the ability to provide effective care. The successful applicant will report to James Knickman and John Billings.
Downloading, merging, cleaning, documenting, and managing Medicaid claims datasets
Analyzing data quality and integrity
Coding and creating new variables
Producing statistical summaries, charts, and tables
Working on teams to design projects and work with funders
Strong programming, data management, and analytical skills
Experience working with health insurance claims data and/or electronic health records
Experience with SAS, SQL, and Python programs
Experience analyzing very large data sets
Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and time management skills
TBD (relative to skills and experience); includes benefits and eligibility for NYU tuition remission
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Natalie Covill.