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SAS Programmer_Sr. Research Analyst (Neurology)

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at www.miami.edu/careers position # R100029275

Job Duties

Some of the primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop and refine data collection instruments (e.g. CRFs)
  • Ensure  data completeness, correctness, and consistency
  • Perform routine data review to ensure data quality
  • Utilize statistical software (such as SAS) to clean and merge data sets from multiple sources
  • Perform data queries and create reports (summaries, tables, figures, etc.)
  • Create view tables and prepare data for statistical analysis
  • Identify, vet, and help select a suitable database developer (external vendor or UM in-house) to provide long-term maintenance and ongoing development of the research database
  • Serve as the principle liaison between the research group and aforementioned database developer
  • Lead the effort to identify, select, and train a part-time research analyst to assist with data management
  • Assist the PI and co-PI in overseeing the data-related activities and work product of more junior research staff (e.g. research analysis, students, …)

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain up-to-date data and database documentations (e.g. data dictionaries or metadata)
  • Work with the Medical IT department to ensure the correct functioning of data storage, archiving, backup, and recovery procedures
  • Other data-related tasks as requested by the principal investigator

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements are:

Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience.  SAS Programming experience is required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.  

  • Strong quantitative aptitude
  • Demonstrated facility with analytic tasks
  • Strong sense of focus and attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to acquire new knowledge quickly
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, self-motivation, flexibility, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience with SAS, R, or other similar statistical software
  • Demonstrated experience in writing novel code for data management tasks
  • Experience in a medical research or healthcare setting
  • Experience with large data sets and relational databases

 

Institution Description

The UM Division of Neuromuscular Disorders has an outstanding opportunity for a Sr. Research Analyst - SAS PROGRAMMER to join a very active clinical/translational research program with multiple ongoing research studies. The Sr. Research Analyst - SAS PROGRAMMER will play a central role in the collation, organization, and management of research data, essentially serving as the point person for “all things data-related” in the research group. The Sr. Research Analyst - SAS PROGRAMMER will be expected to carry out high quality, accurate work in a fast-paced environment in which strong quantitative skills are essential. To effectively perform in this position, the Sr. Research Analyst - SAS PROGRAMMER will need an excellent working knowledge of ongoing research activities, and to function as an integral member of the research team. This individual will work directly with investigators, research staff, and external collaborators.

Minimum Requirements are:

Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience.  SAS Programming experience is required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.  

  • Strong quantitative aptitude
  • Demonstrated facility with analytic tasks
  • Strong sense of focus and attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to acquire new knowledge quickly
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, self-motivation, flexibility, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience with SAS, R, or other similar statistical software
  • Demonstrated experience in writing novel code for data management tasks
  • Experience in a medical research or healthcare setting
  • Experience with large data sets and relational databases

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan, FSA, Childcare, Employee Discounts and more
Application Due Date: 2019-04-25
Job Start Date: 2019-04-25
Salary: $60000 - $85000
City: Miami
State/Province/Region: FL
Institution: University of Miami
Reports To: Neurology Dept.
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Neurology

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