This individual will be responsible for designing and maintaining study databases, assuring data quality, maintaining accurate documentation, generating analytic data sets from databases and raw data extracts, and coordinating with various project teams on matters related to data collection, extraction and analysis. The Data Manager will work closely with clinicians, project managers and statistical analysts, translating in-depth project knowledge into the development of data checking and processing plans, database queries, and data collection strategies. This individual should have significant, proven experience in the design of data systems for the analysis of medical outcomes. The Data Manager will work with the other members of the Division of Cardiology to develop and uphold best practices for programming, documentation, and analysis to enable the Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease to consistently and efficiently produce high-quality output. Responsibilities include building and querying databases to create reports and determine the accuracy of data entered; exporting/importing data between different sources. Ideally, this individual would also be proficient in performing statistical analyses and statistical programming using e.g. Stata, SAS, SPSS, R, and other tools; learning and applying new statistical techniques for existing projects or proposals; supporting the writing of manuscripts for peer reviewed journals communicating with staff for ongoing project management.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.