Clinical Research Data Analyst
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Full Time Location:
Medical Center School/Department: Biomedical Informatics
Grade: Grade 105
Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
Job Type: Officer of Administration
Hours Per Week: 35
The Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Columbia University has an immediate opening for a talented and self-motivated Clinical Research Data Analyst who has strength in collaborative work in a medical/ healthcare setting and an interest in electronic health record (EHR) research. This individual should have a passion for advancing large scale observational research. DBMI is responsible for curating EHR data from a network of health provider organizations across the country. With the current pandemic, we are focused on reviewing and analyzing COVID data from the network.
Current available position is grant-funded.
Columbia University's Department of Biomedical Informatics is internationally recognized as one of the best programs of its kind. Our mission is to improve health for society by focusing on discovery and impact: we develop new informatics methods, enrich the biomedical knowledge base, and enhance the health of the population. Employees of the department are passionate, friendly and resourceful.
Use SQL to analyze data quality - checking for conformance, completeness, and plausibility of EHR data;
Develop programs in Python to automatically detect, organize, quantify, display, and communicate data quality issues;
Conduct research to determine future means of assessing data quality;
Facilitate interaction between CUIMC and data partners and between different data partners.
Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience in computer science, data science, epidemiology, statistics, or a relevant field for analyzing large data sets, plus four years of related experience
The incumbent will work under the direction of the faculty members leading the project. He/she will work closely with the project’s team, including members of other labs within the department and external partners.
The incumbent must have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and work under deadlines, requires exceptional programming, communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, and experience and comfort working independently. Experience with agile development is a plus
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