University of Michigan
$52,100.00 – $78,150.00
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
It, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical, Research, Education
The University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Clinical Research Database Analyst/Programmer - Associate for the Cardiac
Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative (CNOC). CNOC is a multicenter, multinational, multidisciplinary group of healthcare professionals working to optimize neurodevelopmental outcomes for individuals with pediatric and congenital heart disease. The University of Michigan serves as the data coordinating center for CNOC. CNOC also works with a number of other pediatric cardiology clinical databases that share data and collaborate for research and quality improvement activities, including the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) and Cardiac Networks United (CNU).
In collaboration with senior analytic team personnel, prepare data for clinical research and quality improvement projects.
Tasks include, but are not limited to, data quality checks and data cleaning, merging multiple data sources, and extracting project-specific data elements from large, relational datasets.
Work closely with internal and external collaborating faculty investigators and analytic team personnel to document data requirements, develop data collection tools, and maintain databases.
Assist with writing manuscripts, project reports, and grant applications.
Assist with literature searches and developing research ideas.
Maintain professional and productive interpersonal relationships with other project team personnel.
Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrate experience using SAS (or similar software) for data management and creation of research data sets, including use of arrays and loops.
Experience with relational databases.
Previous work experience with outcomes databases and clinical research.
Ability to communicate data management and analytic concepts to biostatisticians, data analysts, and clinical researchers.
Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills necessary to work on a multidisciplinary team in a highly collaborative environment.
Must be a self-motivated, highly dependable independent worker with the ability to efficiently and effectively multitask, prioritize and problem solve. Knows how to appropriately seek help.
Ability to accept feedback and use it to improve service, individual and team performance.
Excellent project documentation skills required.
Candidate must be comfortable with meeting strict project deadlines as determined by the leadership and analytic team with input from candidate.
1 year work experience in research data management and/or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar degree program.
Knowledge of multiple statistical software packages (e.g. STATA, R, SPSS, etc.).
Previous work experience in Pediatric Cardiology.
Supervision received by leadership of CNOC, the CNU Data Manager, Project PIs, and the Administrative Manager.
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