Research Data Analyst 3


Research Data Analyst 3

Family Health Outcomes Project, University of California San Francisco

Work remotely

Contact Person:
Linda Remy, PhD, Research Director

Phone, Email, Postal Address:

# of Openings: 1

How to Apply:

Applications must be made through the UCSF BrassRing site:


The Research Analyst works on data management, analysis, and reporting assignments for longitudinal studies focusing primarily on health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and reproductive age adults. Primary duties involve working with very large longitudinal population datasets of various types and complexity, reading files into SAS, implementing or developing methods to link cases within and across datasets to maintain case selection and longitudinal consistency, constructing variables, and undertaking statistical analysis using methods appropriate for longitudinal research. Prepares tables, charts, reports, and other visual and written aids to interpret and communicate data and results.


We have California population data from 1983 forward from various state agencies. Most work is in the data step, importing, classifying, and restructuring complex longitudinal data of different types. Linkage is both within datasets and across to others. Good background with complex data structure and linkage required. The position reports to the Research Director.

Pay Rate / Salary:
Within the UCSF range for the Research Data Analyst 3 position.

Skills / Education Requirements:

Skills and education requirements are available at the UCSF Brass Ring link.


Strong experience with the data step and complex data linkage using SAS is the primary skill we are seeking. Writing clean code with good internal documentation that others can follow is very important. Experienced developer of SAS macros very helpful, as we try to automate as much as we can. Experience with Esri’s ArcGIS could be helpful.

Operating Systems:
Windows 10


Qualifications are described at the UCSF Brass Ring link:

Date Posted: 11-15-2020