STATISTICAL PROGRAMMER I, School of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytic...

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STATISTICAL PROGRAMMER I, School of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center (BEDAC).

Tracking Code3220 Job Description

We are seeking a Statistical Programmer I to manage the collection and processing of data for epidemiological and biomedical research projects at BUSPH, BUSM, and other research organizations. The Statistical Programmer I will develop statistical programming to build properly formatted datasets and generate reports on study data as well as assist with the development of data collection forms and study databases.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate Data Management Tasks and Documentation: document data management tasks and progress on tasks; maintain and update all documentation for the project including data dictionaries, annotated data entry forms, data management plans and manuals of operation.
  • Data Management: Process study data as it is collected; develop and implement procedures for data quality checks; communicate detail 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).
  • 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; build reports for data quality checks. Programming languages may include SAS, R and Python.
  • Form and Database Development: assist with design of effective data collection forms; develop and test data collection forms using electronic data capture (EDC) software (REDCap, CASIC, TELEForm); collaborate with web/COTS programmers on database development; assist with documentation of database structure and user manuals.
Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required

0-3 years experience required

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

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.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Job No:
Posted: 5/4/2021
Application Due: 8/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time