Posting Number: 0001204 Title: Data Analyst Working Title: Clinical Data Analyst Position Type: OTHER Classification: Ongoing Status: Full-Time Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - James
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research institute adjacent to the campus of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) located in Oklahoma City. Our Autoimmune Disease Institute houses Centers of Excellence and specialty research clinics for Rheumatic Diseases (focusing on Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, UCTD, and Sjogren's) and for Multiple Sclerosis and related diseases. In addition to following over 4,000 patients with these conditions, teams of basic and clinical investigators conduct extensive clinical, translational and mechanistic research using samples obtained from these large clinical programs. Large clinical research databases, partnered with extensive clinical and experimental datasets, provide unique opportunities for data analyses and making clinically important observations.
This unique opportunity seeks a self-motivated, team player to provide critical research design, data management and analytic support to patient-oriented investigation. Ample opportunities exist for scientific writing and clinical impact. This position will apply strong knowledge of epidemiology, biostatistics, translational science, and/or clinical medicine to:
1. Query and data mine electronic medical records, health information exchanges, and research databases to compile targeted population health information. 2. Analyze data to identify risk factors, biomarkers, gene expression signatures and genetic polymorphisms/pathways which impact autoimmune disease. 3. Perform literature searches, gather and synthesize data, and organize data into tables and scholarly reports. 4. Assist with publication of research by preparing and authoring abstracts and manuscripts. 5. Facilitate interactions between biostatisticians, bioinformaticians and epidemiologists with clinical and basic science faculty.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Business, Bioinformatics, Math, Statistics, Biostatistics or relevant field and 2 years relevant experience or a combination of relevant experience and education.
Strong project management, organizational, analytic, and verbal and written communication skills required. Must have strong attention to detail and comply with confidentiality patient-protection regulations.
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelors Degree
Preferred Qualifications: Master's in Public Health or Master's of Science in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Clinical Informatics, Clinical & Translational Science or related field.
Ability to analyze data with R package, SAS or STATA. Clinical exposure and experience with data visualization programs, like SpotFire, Cytobank, etc., a plus.
Physical Demands Regularly moves about the work environment, talks, hears and listens. Occasionally lifts or moves up to 10 pounds. Requires the ability to see. The noise level and typical work conditions are consistent with an office environment.