Employment Opportunities

Date: April 28, 2022
 
**Position Announcement**
 
The Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, Inc. is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Data Manager/Statistical Programmer. The chosen candidate will support the data management and analytical operations of the various ongoing studies at the Datalys Center- inclusive of, but not limited to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Injury Surveillance Program (ISP), High School Reporting Information Online (HS RIO), and the National Athletic Treatment, Injury and Outcomes Network Surveillance Program (NATION-SP).
 
About Us:

The Datalys Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that specializes in epidemiological research specifically related to sports and other forms of physical activity, primarily in the collegiate, high school, and youth sport settings. Datalys Center clients include national sport governing bodies, sport associations, as well as private companies. The Datalys Center conducts surveillance studies and other forms of longitudinal and cross-sectional studies ranging from multicenter and multiyear aetiology and intervention studies to simple one-time surveys. Please visit our website (www.datalyscenter.org) for more information.
 
Job Description:

The chosen candidate will support ongoing Datalys Center programs through management, manipulation, and analysis of complex, multicenter, and multiyear datasets. This will include the development and curation of data management and statistical scripts to support Project Directors and Research Assistants at the Center in ensuring that project deliverables and dissemination efforts are completed in a timely and efficient manner. The Data Manager/Statistical Programmer will be able to work well with others and apply professional communication, scholarship, scientific expertise, and problem-solving skills to meet program objectives. The chosen candidate will also have opportunities to build their portfolio by engaging in independent analyses, as well as collaborating on peer-reviewed publications and applications for extramural funding.
 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Support Project Directors maintain the Center-wide data infrastructure by providing efficient and sophisticated SAS programs/scripts for data cleaning/management, validation, and statistical analysis
    • Liaise with external technology partners in efforts to maintain operations of existing data streams and architecture 
  • Develop, maintain, and store database-related documentation for all ongoing projects and programs 
  • Provide data-related technical support (e.g., trouble-shoot, train/on-board staff, and provide technical assistance) for all ongoing projects 
  • Synthesize and present data output/reports to Project Directors and other multidisciplinary staff 
    • Provide statistical analysis support for reports, presentations, publications, and grant proposals to Project Directors 

Other:

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending conferences and educational workshops, and by establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Travel may be required; eligible expenses will be reimbursed by the company. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, public health, mathematics, computer science, or a related field from an accredited university.
  • Proficiency in SAS systems/programming within the Windows environment with experience in:
    • Base SAS
    • SAS Macros
    • SQL
    • SAS/ODS
    • SAS/Graph 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • SAS certification (basic or higher).
  • Two years of experience with data management, analysis, and report writing using SAS.
  • Experience in preparing and/or reviewing data-oriented reports and presentations.
  • Experience programming in software packages aside from SAS- such as R, Stata
  • Previous experience in clinical, sports epidemiology, or public health setting.
  • Experience in research with human subjects.
  • Experience interfacing with Electronic Medical Record systems. 

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

​Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, Inc.
6151 Central Avenue, Suite 117
Indianapolis, IN 46220
jobs@datalyscenter.org
 
Location:
Remote with occasional travel to Indianapolis; eligible expenses will be reimbursed by the company
 
Term of Employment:
Permanent, full time
 
Compensation:
​The Datalys Center can offer competitive salaries and benefits that will be commensurate with education and experience.
 

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