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School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary

Write, modify, and maintain computer programs required to enhance clinical care and research; analyze research needs to determine feasibility of adapting manual procedures to computer applications.

Work Preformed

Write, modify, maintain, and validate computer programs

Review programming specifications (or CPM SAP) to ensure accuracy.

Write programs to support research needs.

Validate computer applications to ensure that they are correct

Ensure programming SOP or guidance compliance, as applicable.

Learn how to write programming specifications by authoring simple specifications or assisting with the writing of more complex specifications (or CPM SAP).

Project management and documentation

Lead less complex and smaller scale programming projects.

Provide work status updates to supervisor.

Capably estimate time required to complete various tasks for budgeting and forecasting.

Attend and contribute to team meetings as required.

Follow documentation SOP and guidance requirements as applicable.

Maintain statistical documentation and/or eTMF.

Apply and share new techniques to increase efficiencies

Understand industry trends (e.g., regulatory, technical, CDISC) by formal training and on the job project experience.

Assist in mentoring staff as needed.

Educate others in formal and informal settings.

Support departmental infrastructure improvements (e.g., creating documentation, testing applications, and attending change meetings).

Other Duties

Attend departmental mee tings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Exhibit excellent communication and collaborative team skills.

· Working knowledge of SAS, R, or Python Software as well as Linux operating system knowledge preferred.

· General knowledge in the area of clinical trials or clinical research highly preferred. For clinical trials, exposure to CDISC is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires a Bachelor's degree in mathematics or computer science or a computer-related field or equivalent coursework or technical training.


Work requires two years applications programming experience with some responsibility for systems design and supervision or project coordination. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/23/2021
Application Due: 5/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time