Sr. Data Analyst

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Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Epidemiology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
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Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Seeking a highly motivated individual with extensive experience in data management to join an interdisciplinary collaborative research group with investigators from a wide range of backgrounds including: psychology, epidemiology, cardiology, rheumatology, neurology and geriatrics. The candidate will work on NIH-funded projects managing and maintaining databases of longitudinal data from multiple sources (surveys collected via Survey Gizmo and mobile apps, ultrasound readings, 48-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitors, activity spaces, etc…) designed to examine the impact of social stressors on vascular aging in healthy women and women with lupus.


The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal guidance. Data collection is ongoing, thus attention to detail with respect to data management, merging, and coding will be expected. Prior to analysis stage, data management will be required to retrieve, clean and organize data for analysis in statistical software (SAS).
Thorough documentation of data code will be expected and regular presentations in team meetings will be needed. Some minimal collaboration with Epidemiology MPH and doctoral student analyses may also be necessary.



  • Supports the acquisition, management and analysis of data from multiple sites or sources.
  • Supports the configuration and management of technology solutions supporting the receipt, transformation, validation and storage of data.
  • Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are appropriate.
  • Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.
  • Develops automated quality control procedures to assess quality of data and provides reports to data owners.
  • Works effectively within a group setting in areas of design of data collection instruments, database management, analysis of data, and creation of reports and dashboards.
  • Develops and performs appropriate analyses.
  • Provides explanations of analysis methods, assumptions made, and assists in interpretation of results and implications therein. Documents methods and results through development and maintenance of standard documentation artifacts including data dictionaries, standard operating procedures and analysis methodology descriptions.
  • Works with onsite or field-based counterparts to coordinate consistent implementation of data quality control measures and provision of access to the central data repositories.
  • Performs related responsibilities as assigned.



  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, and three years of experience in processes and standards related to data, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Experience with relational database management systems such as, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL preferred.
  • Experience with statistical packages such as, SAS, SPSS, R preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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