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Research Scientist

Company name
Humana Inc.

Las Vegas, NV, United States

Employment Type

Sciences, Scientist, Research, Finance

Posted on
Apr 11, 2023

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Research Scientist


Las Vegas



Humana's Clinical Strategy and Analytics (CS&A) Team is seeking a Research Scientist (Remote).

Healthcare is rapidly changing, and our members are living longer, often with more chronic conditions. The Clinical Strategy & Analytics team identifies opportunities and build solutions to improve clinical outcomes and lower costs for millions of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries through an evidence-based approach using data analytics, clinical expertise, strategic mindset, and rigorous study designs. In this multi-disciplinary team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with strategy partners and clinicians to shape Humana's enterprise clinical strategies and initiatives.

The Research Scientist 2 applies mathematical, statistical, and epidemiologic principles to identify trends, assess variable associations or cause-effect relationships, and size potential opportunities using high volumes of complex data. The Research Scientist 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation of data/information and independent judgement.



As a Research Scientist, you will:

Collaborate with analytic and data teams to set objectives, approaches, and work plans

Leverage a wide range of analytics methods ranging from descriptive to prescriptive to transform high volumes of complex data into analytics solutions and actional insights

Collaborate with clinicians and clinical informaticists to define various clinical concepts and extract clinical information from medical, pharmacy, and lab claims for analytics and modeling purposes

Translates analytic results into key takeaways and communicate to business partners

Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas

Make decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations with general guidance

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree in a quantitative discipline such as Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Economics, Statistics, Clinical Informatics, and/or related fields

Demonstrated strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Demonstrated strong interest in healthcare and desire to make a positive impact on population health

Flexible, dynamic personality who can work independently and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team

2 years of experience in applying mathematics, statistics, epidemiologic principals to transform high volumes of complex data into actionable insights

Clear and concise oral and written communication skills, with a proven ability to translate complex methodologies and analytical results to higher-level business insights and key takeaways 

Experience manipulating and analyzing data using Python, SAS, R, or similar software

Preferred Qualifications

Healthcare or managed care working experience

Experience working with medical, pharmacy, lab claims

Demonstrated familiarity with clinical concepts related to a broad range of clinical conditions and disease states - experience with oncology, behavioral health and chronic conditions would be particularly valuable

Demonstrated familiarity with hypothesis testing, statistical methods, and/or comparative effectiveness study design and modeling techniques

Experience using Pyspark, DataBricks, and/or Microsoft Azure

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our

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