full-time position with Health, Policy & Management; 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday
Support research data collection and management activities as part of a coordinating center for a consortium conducting clinical trials in the area of orthopaedic trauma.
Primary responsibilities are as follows:
Manage datasets/variables and perform data cleaning
Merge, create and recode variables to prepare data for analyses.
Develop data cleaning programs for new forms and run data cleaning programs for existing forms.
Develop and implement data quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of study results.
Create analysis datasets for use by other investigators.
Develop analytical code for use in a highly collaborative environment.
Write detailed documentation/specifications for analysis data sets and related files.
Performs analyses on large, complex datasets and documents analyses using statistical software packages. Works with investigators to perform analysis using various standard statistical techniques/software.
Create tables and figures in publication-quality form summarizing the results of statistical analyses and present results orally to study investigators.
Serves as a quality control checkpoint person for analyses when needed (conducted by him/herself or by others)
Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of data during data processing.
Proactively seek to improve or optimize workflow and discuss with coordinator/supervisor as appropriate.
Communicate with the Director of Informatics and Biostatistics regularly with respect to data quality and problems.
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of related experience. Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills. Excellent programming skills in SAS, Stata, R, or equivalent statistical package. Must have worked with large data sets, creating programs and generating tables.
Prior SAS data management experience. Prior collaborative research experience. Experience working with data close to the point of data generation or collection.
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