SAS Programmer, EDIC

Rockville, Maryland
Typical hiring range is $51,725 to $77,481
Feb 26, 2019
Apr 02, 2019
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

The Biostatistics Center (BSC) of the Milken Institute School of Public Health is an off-campus research facility of The George Washington University located in Rockville, Maryland. The BSC serves as the coordinating center for large scale multi-center clinical trials and epidemiological studies funded by federal agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The BSC is a leader in the statistical coordination of major medical research programs of national and international scope. Visit our website at:

The Biostatistics Center is seeking a regular full-time SAS Programmer to work as a member of the coordinating center team supporting the NIH-funded clinical research study, “Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC)”. This position contributes in the development of reporting systems and performs data analysis for the EDIC research study at the Biostatistics Center.

Duties most typically performed by this position include utilizing their relevant professional experience and judgment to the following:

-Processes and manages EDIC ancillary study’s web-based data management system.
-Creates study reports using SAS, MySQL, iReports, and Javascript. 
-Maintains the SAS import process from a web-based data system. 
-Develops edits and audits using Javascript. 
-Manages the update and clean-up of SAS longitudinal data files. 
-Creates and automates SAS summary reports on the status of the cohort. 
-Creates and updates SAS analytic data sets for various manuscripts. 
-Acquires detailed knowledge of research study protocols, manuals of procedures, data forms, and other study documents. 
-Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Strong organizational skills
-Attention to detail
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Previous research experience preferred
-Experience with or inclination to learn MySQL, Javascript or CSS is a plus

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The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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