Statistical Manager, SPH School of Public Health, Data Coordinating Center

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Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
23 Sep 2016
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23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

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. Supervise work of junior analysts.

Statistical Programming: Write code for analysis using SAS statistical software to label & format variable in project data sets and create derived variables; create & execute programs to generate descriptive statistics & frequencies on all variables; create & maintain programs to generate reports of study progress and other reports required by project; develop programs for data quality checks. Design Statistical Analyses & present results: Determine the type of analyses for the project in collaboration with project statistician. Write programming code for statistical analyses required for abstracts, manuscripts and presentations. Produce table and figures depicting results of analyses, along with written interpretation. Collaborate in the publication of research findings and present findings at professional meetings. Data Management: Determine data related needs for research projects. 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 written sections on data management and statistical methods for grants, manuscripts, and publications. Required Skills Masters Degree and 3-5 years of experience required.

Required Skills

5-8 years of experience and a Master's Degree required. Doctorate degree preferred.

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