Statistical Data Analyst - Infectious Diseases - Tenders Global

Statistical Data Analyst – Infectious Diseases

University of Washington

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Position Summary
Supports the Global Health Research Program Manager and is responsible for the overall data management, cleaning, analysis, and reporting for large international research projects.

Job Description

Ability needed to travel to low-resource international settings at least twice a year, for 1-2 weeks per trip.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs data analysis for a large international research project using statistical packages (SPSS, SAS) including generation of tables, graphs, and reports.
  • Assists in database design, implementation, and maintenance of clinical trial and community study data collected over time for research purposes, including data acquisition, editing, and regulatory reporting.
  • Coordinates the design and development of case report forms and electronic data entry systems for single center and/or multicenter clinical trials.
  • Troubleshoots data-related problems and authorizes maintenance or modifications to data capture and management systems.
  • Develops methods/SOPs for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy, legitimacy and security of data.
  • Trains local study team members on electronic data entry systems and software used on various electronic devices such as smart phones and tablet (iOS, android) computers.
  • Collaborates with data clerks and In-Country data manager at each study site for data cleaning and transfer.
  • Assists Program Manager with regulatory aspects of studies (, IRB).
  • Liaises with statisticians, data contractors, and contract research organizations to accomplish project goals.
  • Provides Global Health Program Manager with operations support/other duties as assigned.           

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health, or related field.
  • Experience with REDCap, Electronic Data Capture systems, and EpiInfo.
  • Experience working in global health public health and/or research.
  • SPSS and SAS experience and proficiency with data analysis and/or data management. 
  • Experience in biomedical and/or clinical studies.

Required Qualifications

  • Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (such as, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or Epidemiology).
  • Experience and proficiency with data analysis and data management utilizing statistical packages utilized by department/s.


Salary Range
$50,500.00 – $86,200.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one’s qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


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