Researcher 4 (8352R4) – SAS Programmer The Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research (CCBR) within the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN carries out large scale international clinical trials and epidemiological studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. Current work includes studies for the treatment of COVID-19, influenza, Ebola, and HIV.
Over the last 40 years, our studies have impacted public health policies and treatment guidelines around the world. The CCBR provides statistical leadership, data management, regulatory support, and overall operational leadership to several collaborative research efforts, the largest being an international clinical trials group called INSIGHT. We work with investigators around the world on study design, protocol development, data collections plans, data analysis and publication of research findings.
The SAS Programmer position will collaborate with statisticians and data management staff to provide programming support for clinical research studies. This includes HTML reports for study websites, site payment reports for clinical sites, and reports for interim and final analyses of major trials. The SAS Programmer will be expected to produce and maintain SAS programs that utilize data from multiple studies.
Specific responsibilities • Provide statistical programming support for major clinical research projects – 25% • Produce datasets and prepare analyses, tables, graphics and listings of clinical trials data for reports used by study leadership and for study websites – 50% • Collaborate with MS and PhD statisticians on interim and final analyses and publication of trial results – 25%
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
· Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave · Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans · Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts · Excellent retirement plans with employer match · Disability and employer paid life insurance · Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums · Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition · Student loan forgiveness opportunity · Opportunities for growth and promotion · Employee Assistance Program
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications • Master’s degree in statistics or other scientific discipline and 2 years of related experience or BA/BS and 4 years of related experience or a combination of education and experience to equal eight years. • Experience in the preparation of data analyses for clinical research projects • Experience with SAS Version 9 (preferably at least 9.3) of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS Macro language and SAS SQL; SAS/GRAPH • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. • Good organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience in a UNIX environment.
Internal Number: 338290
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