Data Research Analyst

Lexington, KY
Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Center for Health Services Research is seeking an experienced research analyst for analysis of research and healthcare data in an enterprise environment to deliver relevant, timely and insightful information to the Center.

This position will be responsible designing, documenting, testing, implementing. and managing data collection and reporting systems to support various research activity.

This position will also develop utilities and complex SQL queries for data extraction and reporting. Perform data conversions from several data sources and identify relevant trends and quickly identify drivers in the data, prepare reports and visualizations. May also conduct simple statistical data analysis.

This position also provides direction and guidance in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of third party applications for the collection, management, and utilization of research data.

Will provide technical support to other developers, data managers, clinicians, and researchers.

Job Title
Data Research Analyst

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7H042: Center for Health Services Research

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of averavge-weight objects up to 25 pounds, or some standing and walking.


Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (40hours a week)


Development and management skills in BI/BA tools, Tableau, T-SQL and PL/SQL.
Deep understanding of database management principles

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

BA plus 5 or more years experience in data systems support, analysis, implementation, and/or operation.

Bachelors in Computer Science, Healthcare Information

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter