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The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension has opportunity for a research analyst to join a new team actively engaged in translational research with multiple ongoing research studies. The research analyst will play a central role in the collation, organization, data analysis of research data. The research analyst will be the point person for all things data related. The research analyst will be expected to have deep knowledge in epidemiology or statistics and have experience analyzing large longitudinal epidemiological datasets. The research analyst will work in a fast-paced environment in which very strong quantitative skills are essential. To effectively perform in this position, the research analyst will need to acquire an excellent working knowledge of datasets, epidemiological methods, and SAS programming. This individual will work directly with researchers, research staff, and, where necessary, external collaborators.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Analyzes data and interprets research findings.
Identifies appropriate data sources to conduct and execute analyses.
Verifies accuracy and internal consistency of reports, including required state and federal reports.
Ensures proper technical documentation and preparation of tabular and written reports and gives oral presentations.
Completes surveys and reports, discipline-specific accreditation, and admission and grant proposals.
Provides feedback and assistance on honing conclusions and recommendations into actionable findings.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
Strong proficiency in SAS programming with prior experience in SAS, R, or other programming languages
Utilize statistical software (such as SAS) to clean, recode data, and merge datasets from multiple sources.
Strong statistical background
Demonstrated facility with analytic tasks
Perform descriptive analysis and creates tables and figures from the data.
Experience analyzing longitudinal data
Desire to publish peer reviewed manuscripts
Serve as the principle liaison between the research group and database developers, for the maintenance and ongoing development of the research database
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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