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Under general direction of the Manager, individual provides data management and collaboration on the design, and implementation of research projects for the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Georgetown University Medical Center . The Data Manager/Analyst provides data management database programming in support of research projects by investigators for population sciences, including studies in health services research, genetic counseling and genetic testing studies, behavioral studies, clinical interventions, smoking cessation studies and observational studies including survey research. He/She will provide data management for faculty and postdoctoral researchers on the design and conduct of research projects relating to a wide diversity of research projects focusing on, but not limited to, cancer prevention and treatment.
This position will be directly supervised by the SRBSR Manager. Data manager will closely interact and work with Study PI's, and their staffs including statisticians, research assistants and student interns. Collaborates with researchers in Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in cancer research experiments and population studies. Interacts with investigators and research staff on a daily basis to discuss issues in data collection, database programming, study tracking, data entry, report generation, and tabulations of preliminary statistics.
Works with multiple PIs to develop tailored database management solutions to the specific need of individual research projects.
Programs databases and data entry programs for specific research projects. Builds and maintains databases for each research project.
Attends team meetings to discuss data management issues and holding individual meetings with the Project Director and project staff.
Interacts with investigators, CPC staff and external collaborators to understand data needs for research studies and assists with data management plans for research projects and grants.
Assists in conceptualizing, creating and managing custom database applications for research studies (MS Access, REDCap).
Specializes in creating, collecting, storing and analyzing electronic data (via surveys and linkages of automated health records, administrative data, cancer registry data, and clinical data derived from medical chart reviews).
Creates datasets from large databases using SAS and SPSS.
Proficient in merging data from various sources, cleaning and preparing data for analyses, performing preliminary data analyses using basic statistics (frequency distributions); preparing technical data reports, including summary statistics (SAS, SPSS); meticulous and detail oriented when preparing documentation for data tracking and dataset preparation.
Provides data management for CPC faculty- this includes identifying optimal data management methods, working with principal investigators and senior statisticians to provide preliminary analyses for research projects using large, linked registry and claims data, or smaller datasets relating to cancer control areas.
Prepares reports and preliminary basic analysis in support of scientific papers, posters and grant proposals.
Trains and supports study staff on report creation, data visualization , survey creation and management for various studies.
Bachelor's degree in Database Management, Data Analytics or related with minimum 2 years of relevant experience in data management.
At least two years of experience with preferred experience in health care focused research projects, particularly in database programming, data management and programming relating to survey data and large, secondary datasets.
MS Access or SQL, SAS or SPSS required. Advanced programming and statistical skills in SAS or SPSS required.
Experience with cancer studies and with handling large datasets desirable but not required.
Clinical Trial Management Systems: 1 year
Data Cleaning/ Data Visualization: 1 year
SAS programming: 1 year
Microsoft Access Database: 1 year
Building Web-based Survey and Tracking Applications: 1 year
Salary: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year
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