Statistician SAS Programmer - ICAP: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

LOCATION: New York City, NY

CLOSING DATE: January 17, 2019


JOB #: 13423

POSTED: December 17, 2018


In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP is conducting Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIA) in up to 20 PEPFAR-supported countries. Each PHIA will define the status of the national HIV epidemic, guide global and local allocation of funding and resources based on evidence, and integrate capacity building of country stakeholders in the design, conduct, analysis, and use of PHIAs.

This position is grant funded.

Reporting to the Statistical Program Manager, the Statistician/SAS Programmer will execute Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) according to project specifications.

– Provide statistical programming expertise to project teams
– Write and execute statistical programs for the creation of tables, figures, listings, analysis databases
– Review SAPs in preparation for programming of planned analyses
– Produce data analysis to support country report production
– Write SAS code for Macros and utilize SAS Macro library
– Perform data archiving and provide technical support for data users
– Ensure all programming activities and processes are conducted according to the PHIA project standard operating procedures and/or sponsor requirements
– Participation in project meetings
– Build analytic capacity in implementing agencies through data analysis workshops
– Performs other related duties as directed


Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent in education and experience, with at least four (4) years of directly related experience.

– Minimum of two years of applicable SAS programming experience
– Strong statistical programming skills with a high level of organization, autonomy, technical skill, and team orientation
– Demonstrated experience working in a team and independently
– Strong organizational skills, including the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
– Excellent oral/written communication skills required

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