Research Data Analyst

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Research Data Analyst

Stanford University

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The Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University is seeking a Research Data Analyst 1 to Manage and analyze large amounts of information, typically technical or scientific in nature, under the direction of project researchers, investigators, or managers.

At the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research, the world's leading scientists, physician-scientists, and research teams come together to study and understand the molecular underpinnings of allergies and asthma. We are committed to finding causes, treatments, and cures for allergies and asthma, and bringing these to children, adults, and their families at local and global levels. Transforming lives with innovative science and compassionate care.

Duties include:

  • Collect, manage and clean datasets.

  • Employ new and existing tools to interpret, analyze, and visualize multivariate relationships in data.

  • Create databases and reports, develop algorithms and statistical models, and perform statistical analyses appropriate to data and reporting requirements.

  • Use system reports and analyses to identify potentially problematic data, make corrections, and determine root cause for data problems from input errors or inadequate field edits, and suggest possible solutions.

  • Develop reports, charts, graphs and tables for use by investigators and for publication and presentation.

  • Analyze data processes in documentation.

  • Collaborate with faculty and research staff on data collection and analysis methods.

  • Provide documentation based on audit and reporting criteria to investigators and research staff.

  • Communicate with government officials, grant agencies and industry representatives.

*- Other duties may also be assigned


  • Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.

  • Extremely comfortable with computers and quick to learn new software

  • REDCap experience (data entry, building REDCap forms, organizing REDCap surveys, etc.) preferred

  • iMedidata experience preferred

  • Basic knowledge of statistics

  • GraphPad Prism experience preferred

  • Able to work independently and heavily multi-task

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience in project and/or database management

  • Database experience (e.g. MySQL, Oracle) helpful

  • Ability to understand and work with large and complex data sets - QA/QC, data cleaning, and multi-variate reporting

  • Basic knowledge of programming

  • Clinical/medical terminology helpful


  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.


  • Substantial experience with MS Office and analytical programs.

  • Strong writing and analytical skills.

  • Ability to prioritize workload.


  • Sitting in place at computer for long periods of time with extensive keyboarding/dexterity.

  • Occasionally use a telephone.

  • Rarely writing by hand.

*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • Some work may be performed in a laboratory or field setting.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,
Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4751
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: G
  • Requisition ID: 84087


Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 7/26/2019
Application Due: 9/2/2019
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