Scientific Programmer I - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Psychiatry Rese

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7072293 (Ref.No. 5345-en_US)
Posted: November 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Scientific Programmer I, under limited supervision, formulates and defines scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems. This position will assist in data management while collaborating with a statistician and the PI. This position will be data heavy rather than programmer heavy.

Job Duties
  • Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
  • Writing code for data Qualtircs and MS Access databases for data entry; optimizing the existing Qualtrics and MS Access databases for data entry.
  • Tests, debugs, documents and maintains programs.
  • Conducting quality control.
  • Designs and develops research software.
  • Writing code for data management using the statistical packages SAS and R.
  • Configures and customizes third-party software.
  • Advises on hardware and software decisions.
  • Applies existing custom research software to both well-defined and complex problems.
  • Working in close collaboration with a statistician and the PI to monitor recruitment and data entry.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minor in Statistics, Bachelor's degree in Psychology.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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