Systems Analyst, School of Dental Medicine Health Policy/Health Services Research

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

This position is critical to the success of the academic and research mission of the Health Policy and Health Services Research (HP&HSR) department and the Center for Clinical Research (CCR). The integrity of the databases created and manged, and the rigor of the data analysis work conducted are critical elements of the position. The decisions needed to maintain strict confidentiality of data and compliance with all IRB nd HIPAA regulations are key responsibilities that have major implications on the management and operations of the HP&HSR and CCR research programs. The roles of this position are to provide data analysis and advanced statistical programming; collaborate with faculty, residents, post-graduate trainees, and research grant co-investigators on manuscripts, presentations and constructing statistical analysis plans; work on study design and procedures with, and as assigned by, the HP&HSR Dept. Chair and the Director, Center for Clinical Research; mentor post-graduate trainees and students on research projects; create data entry instruments, train and supervise users; and collect, organize and analyze data.

Required Skills

Fluent computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) are required. The position also requires strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal and communication skills. Proficiency with various statistical packages: SAS (highly recommended), R, STATA, etc.

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 States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular