STATISTICAL DATA ANALYST, School of Public Health, Data Coordinating Center

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STATISTICAL DATA ANALYST, School of Public Health, Data Coordinating Center

Primarily responsible for designing, developing, and executing statistical analysis leveraging research study databases.

Design, execute, interpret and present results of statistical analyses, as well as manage the collection and processing of data for epidemiological and biomedical research projects at Boston University and other research organizations.

Statistical Programming: Develop programming to label and format variables; create derived variables; generate descriptive statistics and frequencies; generate reports of study progress and other reports required by project; create reports for data quality checks.

Design Statistical Analyses and present results: Determine the type of analyses needed for the project in collaboration with project statistician. Write programming for statistical analyses required for abstracts, manuscripts and presentations.

Produce tables and figures depicting results of analyses, along with written interpretation.

Data Management: Develop and implement procedures for data quality checks; communicate details on data discrepancies with study staff; coordinate and document data received from different sources (web data entry, paper data collection forms, TELEform, clinical data warehouse, clinical labs); advise on development of forms for data collection.

Provide principal investigators with written sections on data management and statistical methods for grants and manuscripts.

Proficiency in SAS required, experience with additional programming languages including R and Python preferred.

Master’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2019
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