Data Research Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Use statistical software to perform statistical analyses for research studies.
  • Provide technical assistance to collaborators with respect to statistical analyses of scientific data.
  • Interpret research findings and assist with writing statistical methods descriptions for scientific manuscripts
  • Format data, and develop and prepare reports, charts, tables, and other related documents and graphics.
  • Plan and document computer data file structure; design and develop programs, manage and maintain complex statistical databases.
  • Select data samples, prepare questionnaires and surveys, and conduct logic checks to maintain data quality.
  • Participate in project planning and management with clients and other staff.
  • May supervise data entry personnel and/or students on specific, project-related tasks.


Education and Experience:

Master’s or Doctoral degree in statistics or related field with at least 3-5 years of analytic experience including analysis of large/complex/longitudinal datasets.

Computer Skills:

  • Knowledge of SAS programming and/or other statistical software, such as Stata or R; knowledge of  programming logic and codes.
  • Ability to plan, create, program and manage complex statistical databases.
  • Experience with machine learning is a plus.

Special Position Requirements:

  • Minimal travel required for trainings or presentation of research findings at scientific conferences
  • Minimal weekend work required depending on deadlines

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of epidemiologic principles and statistical analysis methods required
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to clearly communicate the results of work to others
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to organize and coordinate work efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in an office environment

Physical Demands:

Minimal physical demands