The Department of Preventive Medicine is in search of (2) Research Programmer I to provide programming support on research projects that use public data, administrative healthcare claims data, and Electronic Medical Records. Experience with SQL and large transactional databases conforming to health data standards is required, as well as knowledge in machine learning. Knowledge of SAS and Stata are desirable. The programmer is an integral part of the research team and works closely with the principal investigator and a multidisciplinary research team.Â
The key role of the programmer is to develop a plan to adapt and integrate data that are complex and very large in scope to answer research questions and to develop applications that can interface with electronic medical records.Â Programmers also execute the analytical plan for the project in conjunction with other team members, and manage large data files. The ideal candidate utilizes creativity and innovation to solve conceptual programming problems raised by cutting-edge research.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalentMinimum Experience: 0 - 6 monthsMinimum Field of Expertise: General knowledge of programming and documentation procedures and programming methods and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages.
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