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Programmer Analyst I

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

Under close direction, this role provides dedicated data management support for research projects by querying databases and preparing datasets for analysis\. This role also provides data cleaning and programming support to Research Biostatisticians on other research projects, as needed\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Queries large databases \(millions of records\) using SAS and SQL\.

+ Regularly meets with internal and external collaborators to discuss data requests and progress updates\.

+ For collaborations with Research Biostatisticians, performs data cleaning in R or SAS to prepare datasets for statistical analysis\.

+ Performs basic data analyses and produces data\-related reports, as needed\.


+ Master's Degree in related field


Masters Degree in biostatistics, or Masters degree in another health\-related discipline with a concentration or certificate in biostatistics/data analysis\.

Minimum 1\-2 years experience providing data management/programming support, either within the academic curriculum or part of a consulting service unit\.

Experience working with large datasets \(millions of records\) preferred\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Fluency in SAS programming, including proficiency with macro language\.

+ Proficiency in SQL and R programming\.

+ Excellent time management skills and ability to work under tight deadlines and manage changing priorities\.

+ Meticulous coding and documentation of code\.

+ Effective communication and familiarity with clinical terminology\. Ability to translate clinical questions into appropriate queries\.

+ Experience with PostgreSQL databases beneficial\.

Licenses and Certifications

+ SAS Certification preferred\.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-08-15 Expires: 2019-09-15

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