Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Kentucky


Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleStatisticianRequisition NumberRE21124Working TitleDepartment Name7K725:INSTITUTE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL OUTCOMES AND POLICYWork LocationFrankfort, KYGrade Level46Salary Range$49,254-81,266/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired EducationMS

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Required License/Registration/CertificationNone

Physical RequirementsWorking at a desk for long periods of time; utilizing a computer; repetitive motion.

ShiftMonday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Job SummaryFor over a hundred years, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy has led pharmacy education, practice, and research. And we haven’t done it alone. As a top-10 College of Pharmacy, our story goes beyond the confines of our building, our research labs, and our classroom walls. It’s the story of a group of people tirelessly working together to elevate care and save lives. Our students, alumni, faculty, and staff enable us to continue this legacy of excellence. We’re dedicated to pushing past the status quo and fighting for a better tomorrow. It’s about how we go beyond — beyond the script.

The Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy department is currently seeking a Statistician position which will be located in Frankfort, KY. The individual in this role will be primarily responsible for performing statistical analysis on large claims data to identify important relationships and trends for KY Medicaid utilization, and then summarizing and communicating findings to high level stakeholders. The individual will use statistical software tools to develop advanced analytics that support the strategic goals of stakeholders. They will develop complex data visualizations including but not limited to: interactive Tableau dashboards, infographics, charts and graphs that facilitate the explanation and communication of important findings. The individual must be able to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, prioritize work, and remain functional under pressure and aggressive timelines.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesSAS, R, SPSS, Tableau, statistical modeling, MS Windows.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDegree in statistics or related field, plus 5 years of related experience.

Deadline to Apply11/17/2019University Community of InclusionThe University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

- * How many years of paid employment experience do you have with statistical analysis?
- None
- More than 0, through 1 year
- More than 1 year, through 3 years
- More than 3 years, through 5 years
- More than 5 years

- * How many years of paid employment experience do you have with statistical analysis within a healthcare field?
- None
- More than 0, up through 1 year
- More than 1 year, up through 3 years
- More than 3 years up through 5 years
- More than 5 years

- * Please describe your previous paid employment experience with statistical analysis. (Open Ended Question)

- * What are the statistical models with which you are most familiar? (Open Ended Question)

- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
- (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
- (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
- A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
- None of the Above

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Resume
- Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • education
  • script
  • software
  • spss
  • windows