Data Analyst/Research Assistant


Hiring Company: American Board of Internal Medicine

Location: Philadelphia, PA




The Data Analyst/Research Assistant provides research and analytic support for data management, data dissemination, clinical performance assessment including work on measures development, scoring, reporting, and research projects. This position reports to the VP of Psychometrics and Research Analysis.




  • Develop scoring algorithms for clinical measurement.
  • Provide data sets for statisticians for research analysis.
  • Design, develop, test, implement, and document statistical/analytical computer algorithms in high-level software packages and in 3rd party software.
  • Assure data are complete and accurate in reports, files and database.
  • Develop, document, update, and maintain analytical data files and databases.
  • Prepare summary reports.
  • Contribute ideas for improving quality of work.
  • Code data for qualitative research.
  • Assist in proofreading of reports, publications and presentations.




  • Ability to work independently as well as with others.
  • Ability to manage time, work with changing deadlines and prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills are essential.
  • Strong quantitative research skills.
  • Ability to work with both quantitative and qualitative datasets.
  • Ability to extract data from large databases and files for statistical analysis and report generation.
  • Experience with clinical measures and patient survey data is highly desirable.
  • Strong skills using SAS statistical package is essential; SPSS desirable.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint is essential.
  • Experience with database query language (SQL, PL/SQL) and ODBC is essential.
  • Experience with HTML highly desirable.




Bachelorís degree, with two years work experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to with Data Analyst/Research Assistant in the subject line, or contact Chris Brod in the Human Resources Department.