UTS Temporary SAS Data Manager at UNC Chapel Hill

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The Institute was founded in 1966 by a small group of scientists who had a vision-to conduct research that would make a difference in children’s lives, support families, and inform public policy. Since its inception, the institute has recognized that every child deserves a safe, healthy, and stimulating childhood; and our work has been dedicated to making this experience a reality for all children. For 50 years, the Institute’s research, evaluation, technical assistance, outreach, and service have shaped how the nation cares for and educates young children.

We are seeking a skilled SAS programmer to manage data from multiple large and complex datasets. The data manager should have primary expertise in SAS, with preference for additional experience in STATA, MPlus, Python, or R. They will report to the Director of the Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) and support statistical analyses for a small portfolio of projects, including assembling and harmonizing datasets for longitudinal analyses under the supervision of the lead DMAC statistician. As a data manager, she/he/they will be responsible for consulting with all project staff, discussing timelines, deliverables, workload, and facilitating clear communication between investigators and DMAC colleagues.

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Chapel Hill, NC

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UTS Temporary SAS Data Manager at UNC Chapel Hill

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Flexible (40 hours per week, but open to qualified candidate who may only be able to work PT)

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Master’s degree (or higher) in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Data Science, or related discipline.

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Candidate must have experience managing data and presenting descriptive statistics in longitudinal research or evaluation projects and possess demonstrated competency as a SAS programmer. They must have demonstrated ability in communication, coordinating work across multiple projects, and working as a collaborator with researchers (especially psychologists and educational researchers).

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$35-$40/hour according to experience

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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
Work Type: Full Time