Statistical Programmer/Data Manager - General Medicine

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime
Statistical Programmer/Data Manager - General Medicine  
7518- MED Medicine  
Medical Center  
Officer Full-Time Regular  
Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)  
Officer 105  
Commensurate with experience  
The Division of General Medicine is requiring a Statistical Programmer/Data Manager. The candidate would have primary responsibility for data integrity and data analysis of various cohort studies, including the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung study and the NHLBI Pooled Cohorts Study (N>60,000). The candidate will interact with investigators and staff at Columbia and at other sites (e.g., University of Washington). Primary decisions will be related to analyses according to knowledge/experience level. Broader decisions in consultation with PI. Reports to the PI and will communicate and offer advice to PI regarding program performance and suggestions for improvement. Harmonizes and organizes datasets, including the maintenance of relevant data documentation. Performs statistical analyses of datasets, including mixed and survival modeling approaches. Assists in preparation of manuscripts for publication. Participates in authorship of scientific manuscripts. Assists with power analyses and/or other aspects of development/implementation of study. Performs additional duties as needed.  
Bachelor's degree and at least four years of relevant related research and programming experience.  
Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or public health with emphasis on biostatistics and/or epidemiology would substitute for experience. Ability to independently program and perform statistical analysis in SAS required, in addition to familiarity with MS Office applications. Knowledge of other statistical packages (e.g., Sudaan, genetics packages), longitudinal data analysis, and/or website programming a plus. Must possess good organizational, interpersonal, quantitative and writing skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with investigators and other staff. Must be able to function semi-autonomously.  
There are no special indications for this position  
Standard Posting  
Open Until Filled  
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  
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