Researcher / Data Analyst, Bioethics International – NY, NY
The researcher/data analyst will collect, process, analyze, visualize and summarize data related to health policy, pharmaceutical innovation, as well as governance and stakeholder engagement in healthcare innovation.
We have two exciting open positions at Bioethics International, a NYC based nonprofit affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center: (1) Researcher/Data Analyst and (2) Student Internships.
The sucessful candidate(s) will help advance a transformative initiative – the Good Pharma Scorecard (GPS). GPS is an index that evaluates and ranks new medicines and vaccines, along with pharmaceutical companies, on specific ethics and global public health performance criteria. The index focuses on issues that are critical to protecting and helping patients around the world, particularly clinical trial transparency and access to medicines.
The successful candidate(s) will collect, process, analyze, visualize and summarize data related to health policy, pharmaceutical innovation, as well as governance and stakeholder engagement in healthcare innovation.
The data analyst and interns will help collect and process data from conceptualization through presentation under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Miller. The candidate(s) will support a dynamic group of researches to make informed policy recommendations and develop novel health governance interventions for multiple stakeholders in healthcare innovation. Section members have rich backgrounds in bioethics, public health, finance, clinical research, patient advocacy, health law, and philosophical ethics.
The ideal candidate(s) will have a background in public health, health policy, health law, bioethics, social science, library and informational science, or a related discipline as well as familiarity with research using quantitative methods.
- Cultivate a deep familiarity with Bioethics International’s methodological approaches and with data from diverse sources including FDA and U.S. National Library of Medicine databases.
- Collect, monitor, and evaluate primary data on clinical trials for FDA-approved drugs; prepare reports, charts and tables of data.
- Perform statistical analyses according to the study design.
- Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting, when appropriate.
- Accurately and appropriately interpret and communicate results.
- Develop programs, methodologies, and files for analyzing and presenting data.
- Clearly communicate processes used and results achieved.
- Participate in data-driven decision making with multiple stakeholders.
- Conduct relevant literature reviews to inform cohort selection, variable definitions, and analytic methods.
- Assist in writing and editing manuscripts for publication.
- Master’s Degree in Bioethics, Public Health, Library Science, Statistics or a related research field.
- A keen attention to detail and superb documentation habits.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Statistical computing skills and familiarity with SAS, Stata, and/or R a significant advantage.
- Previous experience publishing for peer-review medical journals.
- Familiarity with the healthcare innovation process or sector
We have the following open positions:
- One full time paid position
- 3-4 part time intern positions, unpaid, course credit possible (degree requirements are waived for students)