The Slone Epidemiology Center, a multi-disciplinary research group, is seeking a Data Manager to join a collaborative team of researchers. The Manager will have the opportunity to participate in exciting research for the Black Womens Health Study, working with a tight-knit, dedicated, friendly group of people including 8 Boston University faculty, 2 experienced analysts, and over 20 research support staff. The Manager will oversee data and analytic activities for the large cohort study, including overseeing the activities of data analysts; assuring the validity and accuracy of analytic datasets created; assuring accurate documentation of data preparation, manipulation, and coding; managing the integration of new data into existing databases; and conducting complex analyses using SAS.
Programming/Computer Skills: Advanced proficiency with SAS. Must be able to interpret coding from other programmers, write and use macros, perform data management tasks (queries, import/export), and have familiarity with PROC PHREG and PROC GENMOD.
Microsoft office: should demonstrate working knowledge of Access, and be able to make tables in Excel and Word
Other skills: Excellent communication skills for effective communication and coordination with investigators (internal & external), epidemiologists, statisticians, data analysts, and database/application developers. Demonstrated experience with longitudinal data analysis methods.
Education/experience: Master's degree required (e.g., Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics, or Public Health) and two to four years of experience preferred.
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.
Internal Number: 4604
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