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Harvard University 294 reviews– Boston, MA
Harvard University - 30+ days ago
Auto req ID 28719BR
Business Title Statistical Programmer/Analyst
School/Unit Harvard School of Public Health
Location USA - MA - Boston
Job Function Information Technology
Time Status Full-time
Department Health Policy and Management
Salary Grade 056
Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Duties & Responsibilities The statistical programmer/analyst will be an integral member of a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team on statistical analysis of large scale data. The incumbent works with faculty (physicians and social scientists), research assistants and other senior programmers to provide comprehensive data management / analysis support for a variety of projects and personnel. Typical team projects include studies related to quality measurement, access to care, and health care reform.
Specific responsibilities include:
* Organizes, maintains and manages data used in large research studies from multiple sources;
* Designs analytical databases and maintaining the integrity of the databases, including merging of multiple datasets and data manipulation to perform statistical analysis;
* Manages large data sets involving multiple years of data
* Provides statistical analyses for multiple projects including multiple logistic and linear regression, longitudinal analysis, hierarchical models, and survey analysis.
* Collaborates with faculties and statisticians on analytical objectives.
* The programmer will assist in creating a database infrastructure while assisting study staff to create analytic datasets and reports. Basic knowledge of statistics, experience with data cleaning (in particular claims data), and solid SAS programming skills are all preferred.Additional information:
In addition to your resume and cover letter, please also provide sample SAS Code.
Please note: This is a grant-funded term appointment through 2/1/2014.
Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of at least 3-5 years programming experience required.
Additional Qualifications - Masters in Statistics/Biostatistics preferred
- Advanced skills/experience with statistical programming and data management
- Knowledge of statistical research methodology/principles. Knowledge of SAS essential. Knowledge of SUDAAN and UNIX preferred;
- High level of organization and attention to detail, superior communication skills, ability to summarize/interpret complex analyses, strong deductive reasoning skills, and ability to maintain detailed documentation of data management and programming work;
- Comfort with UNIX and Windows/DOS operating system; comfort working with multiple PIs and multiple projects at the same time
Additional Information Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off:3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision:We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement:University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program:Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation:Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options:Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard accessto athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join HSPH to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
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