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Location: VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR

Announcement Close: 10/24/21

Description: Statistical Consultant

Qualifications/expectations: An unpaid consultant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jessica Wyse in the Health Services Research and Development Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care at the VA Portland Health Care System. This position is for a highly motivated PhD-level health economist with expertise in econometrics and advanced statistical analysis techniques. The applicant will be proficient in R, Stata and Linux. Dr. Wyse’s research centers around expanding access to evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders.

Specific duties in addition to those required by the degree program include: designing research methodologies; assisting with statistical analyses and data visualization; assisting in the writing of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals; and additional duties as requested by the principal investigator. The successful applicant must have excellent scientific, organizational, record-keeping, and problem-solving skills.

Contact Information:
Jessica Wyse, PhD

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