Advertised Summary Job Description: GRANT FUNDED: The Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health seeks a Data Analyst to assist in the analysis of several grant-funded projects focused on breast cancer prevention and control. Under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator and senior research team, the incumbent will be responsible for data quality control, database management and maintenance, data analysis, and manuscript and grant proposal preparation. The incumbent will also assist the Principal Investigators in manuscript preparation and presentation of materials for conferences and lectures and in submission of IRB protocols. S/he will perform other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have experience with large epidemiologic cohort studies, including database creation and management for large-scale datasets. Must have familiarity working with relational database and statistical software, and have experience with data analysis, including linear and logistic regression. Must be well versed in developing and running database queries, and be able to independently learn new statistical and epidemiologic methods to apply in observational studies. Must be detail-oriented, with excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy at all times.
Preferred Qualifications: A Masters Degree in a quantitative field including biostatistics, epidemiology, or statistics, experience in using Microsoft Access database and SAS statistical package, and experience supervising other members of a research team are highly desirable.
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