Statistician
University of Kentucky
 Lexington, KY

Job Summary

For 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 / Abilities

SAS, R, SPSS, Tableau, statistical modeling, MS Windows.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Degree in statistics or related field, plus 5 years of related experience.

Deadline to Apply 11/17/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The 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.