Since our beginning in 1948, the Framingham Heart Study, under the direction of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), formerly known as the National Heart Institute, has been committed to identifying the common factors or characteristics that contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD). We have followed CVD development over a long period of time in three generations of participants. Over the years, careful monitoring of the Framingham Study population has led to the identification of major CVD risk factors, as well as valuable information on the effects of these factors such as blood pressure, blood triglyceride and cholesterol levels, age, gender, and psychosocial issues. Risk factors for other physiological conditions such as dementia have been and continue to be investigated. In addition, the relationships between physical traits and genetic patterns are being studied.
The current positon is with the Neuropsychology group at the Framingham Heart Study. Our goals are to identify and research factors associated with brain health. Much of our work is centered around the different forms of dementia that develop throughout the lifespan. We routinely give neuropsychological tests to our participants to determine behavioral biomarkers associated with cognitive decline. Our data collection techniques include both conventional measurements and digital unstructured data. We are seeking a data analyst, who is interested in working full-time with our data analytic team. The ideal candidate should have at least a Bachelor's degree in health science or public health with a proven track record of academic excellence and is proficient in statistical computer languages (preferably R or SAS). They must be comfortable working with large database to mine and data curate custom datasets. They must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams (both within and outside of Boston University). This entry-level position is a great fit for someone pursuing a career in statistics and/or big data analytics.
Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred. 1-3 years of work experience required.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 9324
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