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Clinical Research Data Analyst

Biomedical Informatics

Clinical Research Data Analyst

  • 527028
  • Medical Center
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jun 23 2022
  • Grade 105

Position Summary

The Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Columbia University 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.

Subject to business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process.

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 between different data partners.

The incumbent will work under the direction of the faculty members leading the project and closely with the project’s team, including members of other labs within the department and external partners.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience plus four years of related experience.

Other Requirements

  • Experience in computer science, data science, epidemiology, statistics, or a relevant field for analyzing large data sets is a plus.
  • 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. 
  • Passion for advancing large scale observational research.  
  • Experience with agile development is a plus.

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

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