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The Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a full time Senior Data Analyst to manage its Data Management and Analytic Program. Founded in 2015, the Mongan Institute is dedicated to supporting research across MGH in the areas of population and health care delivery science. The Institute bridges research spanning data science to delivery science, and evaluative science to implementation science including a variety of disciplines and methods such as epidemiology, predictive analytics, cost-effectiveness, health policy, decision science, health disparities, health intervention and implementation research. The Mongan institute consists of over 130 faculty as well as research fellows, trainees, and a large staff including 13 research centers spanning population data science to health care delivery team science. In addition to conducting state-of-the-art population and health care delivery research, the Mongan Institute provides research training and mentoring programs and includes core and affiliate faculty members within the Department of Medicine, as well as numerous clinical departments across MGH.


The Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital is a community of leading scientists and programs in population and health care delivery science dedicated to transforming health care and achieving health equity locally, nationally, and globally.



Reporting to and working closely with the Institute Director and Administrative Director, the candidate will lead the development of a new Data Management and Analytics Program (DMAP) that will support the Institute’s 13 research centers and programs. Once established, the program will offer a range of data management and analysis services, including statistical and study design consultation, research protocol development, web-based survey development, data management plans, analysis and interpretation of data, and assistance in presenting and disseminating results. The Manager of the Mongan Institute Data Management and Analytic Program responsibilities include strategic planning, project development and oversight:

  • Conduct a detailed comparative evaluation of data and analytics programs at comparable institutions to draw from successful frameworks.

  • Conduct a needs assessment to identify specific resources and support systems needed by the Institute’s faculty (>130), research fellows, and medical students and undergraduate trainees. 

  • Oversee the development of a DMAP-specific webpage where Mongan investigators can access resources and apply for analytic assistance.

  • Develop a business plan and budget justification for the first two years of the Program in collaboration with the Administrative Director.

  • Provide coordination and management of a developing team of analysts and data scientists.

  • Build a streamlined process for data sharing and management on a secure platform.

  • Assemble a comprehensive literature database containing guidance on all stages of research study development, implementation and dissemination.


Once the DMAP is active, the DMAP Manager will build its resource warehouse, while also serving as a senior data analyst. As the senior analyst, the position will:


  • Provide analytic and study design assistance to the Institute’s investigators

  • Set up systems to track and record progress towards milestones on each project

  • Coordinate/support the activities of the Program data analysts

  • Coordinate and oversee consultation, data management, and data analytic requests and facilitate optimal workflow management


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in statistics, biostatistics, public health or other related social science field with strong quantitative emphasis.

  • 3+ years in a hands-on data analytics management role with experience developing analytical and/or data science methods in a research setting.

  • Experience with program design, implementation and evaluation, including process maps, root cause analyses, and conducting key informant interviews and focus groups.

  • Experience in program and project management.

  • Excellent skills with Stata, SAS, R, SPSS, Python, or similar programming languages.

  • Excellent time-management skills and experience working simultaneously on multiple projects with discrete, interdisciplinary teams.

  • Experience designing and implementing complex and innovative solutions for project workflow and data management tasks.

  • Proficient with REDCap and other web-based survey development and distribution platforms.

  • Experience creating and leading training workshops and materials.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills, with the ability to provide a writing sample.

  • Highly detail-oriented, ensuring data quality and accuracy.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Mongan Institute at the Massachusetts General Hospital seeks a full-time two-year Implementation Research Post-doctoral Research Fellow. The Mongan Institute applies population and healthcare delivery science to expand and strengthen research at Mass General with a specific focus on health disparities and advancing health equity, health policy, population health, implementation science, and patient outcomes.  This post-doctoral research position will focus on implementation research related to a health system intervention. This position will work directly with the Director of the Mongan Institute (Dr. Bartels) who is a senior implementation scientist.  This mentored research position will take advantage of a robust array of ongoing research and an array of seminars at the Mongan Institute including participation in implementation research seminars.  

Among many areas of focus in the Institute, this post-doctoral researcher will join a vibrant, multi-disciplinary research team on an exciting four-year study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). This study aims to compare two different system-level approaches to improving Residential Care Worker well-being and resiliency to reduce burnout and staff turnover: (1) a microsystem intervention (group home level) of integrated resiliency training and task sharing (IRTTS) and (2) a mesosystem intervention (organization level) intervention of a virtual workplace improvement learning collaborative (WILC) aimed at reducing administrative burdens and increasing workflow efficiencies.  For study details, see This post-doc position will also have access to engage in analyses and team writing of research manuscripts for other recently completed implementation research studies as well as contributing to future grant proposals.

Job responsibilities include the following tasks:

  • Participate as an active member of the research team on a health system trial and other related implementation research projects.

  • Contribute to ongoing project management and data collection efforts.

  • Develop plans for and conduct analyses of study data.

  • Prepare and submit manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals.

  • Prepare presentations about research findings.

  • Work closely with a faculty mentor to monitor progress and resolve issues that arise.

  • Work with a faculty mentor to develop plans for new projects and assist in grant applications.

  • Assist in coordinating and ongoing implementation research seminar development.

Training and Experience:

  • Qualified applicants will hold a doctorate in health services research, health behavior, health policy, biostatistics, or a related field. A background in intervention and/or implementation research is desirable but not required. 

  • Successful candidates will have excellent skills in oral and written communication; candidates will also have the ability to interact effectively with health professionals, community partners, and consultants

  • An established track record of original, first-author publications in a relevant field is required

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Strong training in quantitative data management and analysis and/or qualitative research, mixed methods.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other investigators

  • Excellent organizational, communication (oral and written) and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong computer skills, including experience working with database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs, and ability to use Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Strong skills and experience in data management and analysis, including developing a process for merging and reconciling data from different sources and with different characteristics.

  • Intermediate experience with statistical analysis is preferred.

  • Facility with SAS and/or SPSS, Excel, Access and REDCap.

  • Experience with R, Python, or similar programming languages with strong programming skills preferred

Working Setting

The position is located at the Mongan Institute at 100 Cambridge Street, 15th Floor, on the MGH campus.  


Application Information

Interested candidates should send letter of interest and CV, to Stephen Bartels MD, MS ( and submit an application for the Post-doctoral Research Position at

Applications will be accepted immediately and will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Massachusetts General Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

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