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Statistical Analyst in Dallas, Texas


Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career!

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

This position can be home based!

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!


This individual will be responsible for data quality, harmonization, documentation, and analysis of clinical program datasets in order to advance the impact of American Heart Association programs and research. Responsible for the organization, analysis, and reporting of data collected from various sources, including Association 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 Association 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

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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 4 months ago (8/11/2022 8:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9056

Job Category Health Strategies

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas