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The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The primary purpose of the Programmer Analyst position is to provide statistical programming and data analysis support for the Coordination and Data Management Center (CDMC) for the Study for the Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer (CPDPC), a large consortium of epidemiological studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. 


Statistical Programming Using SAS and R:

* Develops programs to monitor the data quality 
* Develops tables, figures and listings to report data quality issues to study sites

Statistical Analysis Using SAS and R:

* Develops programs to prepare analytical datasets for statistical analysis
* Performs statistical analyses for abstracts, manuscripts, presentations and/or publications

Statistical Reporting:

* Communicates with other statisticians, database programmers, and study coordinators and clinical collaborators across the nation in conference calls and in-person meetings.
* May present findings at relevant meetings both inside and outside of the consortium as requested.

Other duties as assigned.


With Inclusion, you understand that your ideas and contributions are valued.  You promote the same for others.  You address your own biases while promoting diversity and equity. (Competencies: Cultural Humility, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Intelligence)
With Drive, you see that you can serve as a leader whether you have a formal leadership role or not.  You tackle problems, move past setbacks and hardships, and don’t lose sight of your goals. (Competencies: Self-Confidence, Analytical Thinking, Innovative Thinking, Technical Expertise)
You demonstrate Professionalism by setting the example for others and consistently modeling MD Anderson’s values and service standards.  You communicate effectively in a variety of ways. (Competencies: Inspire Trust, Oral Communication, Written Communication)
Through Emotional Intelligence, you maintain awareness of your own emotions and the emotions of those around you.  Use nonverbal cues and feelings to engage others in an inclusive and responsive way. (Competencies: Active Listening, Teaming, Self-Reflection)
Having Coachability means you are engaged in relentless learning.  You constantly ask questions and stay curious.  You understand that the organization constantly evolves, and you should as well. (Competencies: Develop Oneself, Adaptability)

Onsite Presence: Is Not Required




Sedentary Environment

Constant 67-100%







Constant 67-100%
Constant 67-100%
Occasionally 11-33%
Occasionally 11-33%
Occasionally 11-33%




Analytical Ability
Interpersonal Skills
Mathematical Skills/Reasoning
Problem Solving
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Critical Thinking

Required: Bachelor's degree.

Required: Two years of experience in programming. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Experience developing tables, figures and listings; and perform statistical analyses.

Preferred: Three years of working experience with data processing and statistical analysis. Proficient user of statistical software including SAS and R. Experience with epidemiology studies, population health research or electronic health records data. SAS certified statistical programmer.    

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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