Data Analyst

Website ColumbiaMed Columbia University Medical Center

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, home of the Columbia University Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), seeks a Data Analyst experienced in programming and application administration and development for the Biobank Sample and Storage Management System.   This system is tasked with the tracking of multiple Biobanks’ biological samples (both incoming and outgoing) including coordinating shipping/receipt, ensuring regulatory compliance, fulfilling shipping requirements, systematically recording data, barcoding sample tubes and containers, tracking sample movement and organization within storage labs and facilitating shipments of samples to collaborators, as necessary.


  • Create reports and dashboards data spread across these separate data sources.
  • Applications used include REDCap and OpenSpecimen Biobanking software. New Biomedical Informatics solutions are also being developed to aid researchers in the identification of research subject cohorts, applying data mining and analytics tools on research and clinical data.
  • Duties include needs assessment, implementation, testing, maintenance and problem solving.
  • New development work will require incumbents to incorporate innovative solutions from Biomedical Informatics and Precision Medicine.
  • The candidate will interact regularly with the team and report to the executive management, and assist administrators in reporting status and metrics.
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

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