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American Heart Association Statistical Analyst in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Data Scientist in our Data Science department!

This position can be remote/home based!

This individual will be responsible for data quality, harmonization, documentation and analysis of clinical program datasets in order to advance the impact of AHA programs and research. Responsible for the organization, analysis, and reporting of data collected from various sources, including AHA program data and national health surveillance data. Responsible for developing and applying various data cleaning and cloud-based database development tools to maintain clinical analytic datasets and documentation for internal and external investigators to support organizational decision making.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Clinical data cleaning, standardizing and harmonizing within a cloud -based work environment

  • Proficiency in data standards such as OMOP

  • Database management using SQL

  • Able to program in R and/or Python, and/or SAS in IDEs like RStudio, SASStudio, and Jupyter notebooks. Able to share code via GitHub and/or BitBucket, and build tutorials with AHA collaborators/clients

  • Conducts basic statistical analysis with oversight from the senior statistical analyst

  • GEE or random effects models for longitudinal or multilevel analysis, time series, and handling and imputing missing data. Develops summary reports that include interpretation of findings

  • Assists in preparing statistical analysis plans for ongoing scientific investigations and presentations

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at what we require:


  • Bachelors degree in Data Science, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, or related area

  • One (1) - Two (2) years of professional work experience in data science and statistical analysis in the health care field which includes cleaning, standardizing, harmonizing and writing code (R, Python) to analyze clinical analytic datasets in cloud-based work environments

  • Proficiency with database management (SQL)

  • Proficiency with data documentation and data dictionaries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with analysis of data focused on cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, electronic health records, and medical claims data

  • Effective writing skills for different audiences (scientific, media, lay, etc.)

  • Effective web-development and data visualization skills

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (12/16/2021 1:42 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-6984

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Health Strategies

Location: Dallas, TX