Salary is commensurate with experience and education
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The University of Washington International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) was established within the Department of Global Health in 2007. The Center currently has ten productive faculty members and approximately 25 highly competent staff who specialize in study operations, regulatory affairs, data management and analysis, and specimen repository operations. The overarching goals of the ICRC are to: 1) conduct clinical research on HIV and other infectious diseases of public health significance; 2) evaluate interventions to reduce the burden of disease; 3) conduct observational analyses and translational research on pathogenesis and new intervention targets; and 4) mentor graduate students and international collaborators in clinical research.
The International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) has an excellent opportunity for a Data Manager- Programmer. The individual in this position will be responsible for data management and programming to support a number of studies, including studies of PrEP for HIV prevention in East Africa. The position demands understanding of data management, study design, statistical summaries, and research milestones in a rapidly changing environment. The position operates as part of a statistical team and involves a high degree of collaboration with both internal and external partners; it requires good interpersonal skills, a customer-service perspective and the ability to work well within a team, as well as the ability to exercise independent judgment and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. This position works directly with the research team of ICRC investigators and international collaborators, and reports to the senior biostatistician.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES The position will coordinate and provide database programming and data QC, as well as programming and production of reports and statistical summaries for research studies in order to support study operations, scientific grants and publications. It may include providing technical and organizational leadership to project staff.
Develop and maintain study databases. May include laboratory and/or clinical datasets.
Design and program data collection databases as needed.
Design and implement data quality control measures.
Generate periodic study and/or external Board reports in a timely and accurate manner.
Provide timely and accurate responses to data queries.
Coordinate with ICRC staff and/or research study site on design of data collection, quality control, data transfer, data management, and report generation, as needed.
Maintain a proactive and forward-thinking approach to data management and report generation.
Prepare tabular, graphical and statistical summary reports in support of investigator research and publication.
Provide documented datasets for analysis.
Assist in writing papers and review them for correctness and completeness.
Work closely with investigators and operations team to understand project goals and execute reporting and queries to meet project timelines
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's degree in public health-related field with at least two years of experience in data management.
Proficient SAS programmer, or proficient programmer in another statistical language willing and able to learn SAS.
Excellent analytical thinking skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience handling high volume of diverse tasks in a timely manner with consistent accuracy and attention to detail.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
One or more years of experience with clinical trials and/or longitudinal biomedical data.
One or more years of experience with laboratory biomedical data.
Computing experience on Windows operating systems.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
Must be able to participate in meetings outside usual work hours to accommodate schedules of partners primarily located in Eastern United States and in Africa.
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