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Clinical Research Data Analyst

  • Requisition no: 517029
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Biomedical Informatics
  • Grade: Grade 105
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Columbia University is looking to hire a Clinical
Research Data Analyst to work as part of the NIH’s All of Us Research Program. This program is trying to
build the largest and richest research data set that combines clinical and genomic data. At DBMI, we are
building the infrastructure of the future to support and enable better research and dissemination.
DBMI is responsible for curating electronic health record (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. We have an immediate opening for a talented and self motivated
data analyst who has strength in collaborative work in a medical/healthcare setting and an
interest in electronic health record research.

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 CUMC and data partners and between different data partners
- Great communication (both verbal and written) skills and able to multitask in a fast-paced
  environment. Experience with agile development is a plus

Minimum Qualifications

Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.

Other Requirements

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,
and ability to work under deadlines. The position requires exceptional programming skills, oral and
written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and experience and comfort working independently.
We are seeking individuals with a passion for advancing large scale observational research.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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