JOB TITLE: Senior Data Analyst



The Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Unit at the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP), Columbia University is seeking an experienced (Senior) Data Manager/Analyst to coordinate the cleaning, management, and analysis of data related to the scale-up of comprehensive HIV services in resource-limited settings in close collaboration with fellow MER staff based locally in NY and internationally.

Some specific responsibilities and duties of the position include the following:

  • Strengthen and maintain systems to capture, quality assure and disseminate routinely collected aggregate data across ICAP-supported HIV prevention, care and treatment sites
  • Work with MER Data Analyst(s) to ensure that datasets and relevant documentation used for analysis purposes are created and maintained on a quarterly basis or as requested by ICAP staff and outside investigators
  • Coordinate the preparation of routine slide sets and conduct analyses needed for abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Develop and collaborate with ICAP staff on abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts from descriptive and multivariate analysis of routinely collected aggregate and patient-level data, as well as other data sources
  • Work with MER Data Manager and Epidemiologist to strengthen systems to capture, quality assure and disseminate patient-level data collected at various ICAP-supported sites
  • Develop and contribute to research proposals and protocols, including leading sample size and power calculations and conceptualizing analysis plans
  • Work with MER Data Manager to ensure that the ICAP on-line reporting system is user friendly, adapted to the needs of the user as required, and that online reports are consistent with report/analyses generated from other data interfaces (e.g. analysis datasets).
  • Oversee the development of in-house databases, including new electronic patient-level Access databases
  • Lead regular meetings of the data analysis working group to keep MER colleagues abreast of recent innovative research methods and provide a forum for discussion of potential analysis topics
  • Assist ICAP-supported sites and ICAP country staff with analysis as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position requires a minimum of a Masters degree in public health or statistics, plus at least 5 years of related experience in epidemiological data analysis and management using SAS, including demonstrated track record of working with large, complex cross-sectional, longitudinal, patient- and site-level datasets. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and other computer-related skills are also required.

At least 1 year of experience working with data collected as part of routine service delivery, as well as experience in HIV/AIDS programs preferred.  Familiarity with other software programs such as Access, Crystal Reports and SQL highly desired.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and CV to icap-jobs@columbia.edu. Please indicate you are applying for position #DA - NY in the subject line of your e-mail.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.