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Senior Data Scientist , Bayesian Inference

Senior Data Scientist , Bayesian Inference

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist , Bayesian Inference
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manhattan, New York
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Salary: US$140000.00 - US$180000.00 per annum + equity, health, PTO
Reference: HQ00096540_1558640502
Contact Name: Tim Tirabassi
Contact Email: t.tirabassi@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: May 23, 2019 20:41

Job Description

About the role
We are looking for a talented Senior Data Scientist in Statistics to join us in our commitment to improve the quality of care for patients in every community across the nation. It is crucial that you have a Masters or PhD with a thesis and work in application of statistics methodologies. You will develop and apply fundamental statistical theory to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize radiology data, generating usable information to solve a wide range of intelligence and practical problems.
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You will work with a growing multidisciplinary team of talented data scientists, other statisticians, engineers, and researchers to leverage unique healthcare data (in the form of MRI images, clinical reports, claims data, and beyond) to create new and improved methods for assessing and predicting the quality of care delivered by healthcare providers and determining the impact that care quality has on overall patient outcomes and cost. You will have the opportunity to work with entirely unique healthcare datasets that cover all phases of care delivery (referral, diagnosis, therapy, and outcome/follow-up) from the perspective of all key stakeholders (patients, providers, payers).
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Your responsibilities will also include helping to further create, extend, and validate the statistical models that we use to power our analytics. You will also help to characterize, interpret, and share the results we achieve in our healthcare research studies.Â
Responsibilities
Develop statistical models of medical phenomena for analysis and computational simulation
Process large amounts of data for statistical and graphical analysis
Leverage a variety of healthcare data, including healthcare provider profile data, medical images, medical reports, longitudinal claims data, and proprietary diagnostic imaging exam quality assessment data, for statistical modeling of healthcare quality and outcomes
Collaborate with data science team members and other colleagues on data analysis projects and research activities
Communicate the results of analysis and research projects to internal and external stakeholders
Prepare and contribute material for academic publication and participate in scientific conferences
Lead and mentor junior members of the data science team
Help to shape our data analytics strategy by identifying new opportunities
Requirements
3+ years work experience as a Data Scientist
PhD in statistics, applied math, or related field
Extensive experience with Bayesian hierarchical modeling, Log-Linear modeling and related statistical methodologies
Experience with large and diverse datasets, including data exploration and feature engineering
Extensive experience with Python and/or R
Experience developing code that is leveraged by a wider team and/or contributing to a collaborative code base
Experience designing scientific studies and quantitatively characterizing and sharing their results
Strong communicator with excellent ability to work in a team environment
Experience working with medical data

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