Leidos's Military amp; Veterans Health Solutions Group is currently seeking a full-time Research Scientist / Data Analyst to support the Health and Behavioral Sciences Program at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA.
This position will support the data science team in developing a research infrastructure that will facilitate and support collaborative military research efforts focusing on behavioral health and epidemiology research topics. The Research Scientist/ Data Analyst will work on a variety of research projects that use large, complex databases created by merging military personnel and medical records from multiple sources. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with Principal Investigators, analysts and subject matter experts to identify ways to answer complex mental and physical health questions with population-level military medical and personnel electronic records. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, able to take initiative, and work well both independently and as a team.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />
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Master’s degree in statistics or relevant social science field (e.g., epidemiology, public health, psychology)
Advanced proficiency in BASE SAS, SPSS or other statistical software
Demonstrated ability to build statistical models, test hypotheses, visualize, summarize, interpret, and report results
Experience in constructing and analyzing complex databases
Demonstrated SAS user with 5 years of experience
Minimum 2 years of experience working with large, complex databases
Experience conducting research using medical records or medical reimbursement data.
Knowledge of data manipulation and data visualization techniques,
Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.