RESEARCH DATA ANALYST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92134-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS SERVICE


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92134-AS

Working Title: RESEARCH DATA ANALYST

Official Title: PROGRAMMER ANALYST(T06DN) or ASSOC PROGRAM ANALYST(T06FN)

Hiring Department: A530259-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS SERVICE

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $54,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, or a related area



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Qualifications

-The competitive candidate will have at least 6 months to 2 years proven understanding of electronic health record (EHR) systems, data, and organization;
- Knowledge of SQL and database concepts; and
- demonstrable programming skills in languages such as Java, Python, or Perl.

The successful candidate will be able to:
- Work independently as well as collaboratively and to interact positively with a diverse group of researchers and their research
- Attend to detail and prioritize workloads
- Attain project milestones on time and handle multiple tasks and assignments
- Resolve problems creatively
- Communicate orally and in writing
- Stay current on new biomedical informatics concepts and methodologies


Preferred Qualifications
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas is also highly desirable: natural language processing, machine learning, data mining, ontologies (especially in a clinical context), data integration, analysis of genomic data, HIPAA and other regulations governing EHR data.



Position Summary:

Working in the Biomedical Informatics Core (BMI) of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) and the UW-Health's -Enterprise Analytics (EA), the successful candidate will serve as the interface between faculty conducting clinical research projects and the rapidly evolving electronic health data warehouse in EA. EA is primarily dedicated to developing data warehousing capabilities for the UW-Health system, with a main purpose being to advance cutting edge clinical research based on available information in the clinical record. A key activity of this position will be to work with both clinical researchers and other BMI staff to help to develop queries that translate research objectives into datasets retrieved from the data available in the data warehouse.



Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.



Contact:

B Delorse Harrington
delorse.harrington@wisc.edu
608-262-7968
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a cover letter, resume and a list of 3 references including one (current/former) supervisory reference. For maximum consideration, please be sure that your cover letter addresses how you meet the required and preferred qualifications, if not clearly evident in your resume.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Oct 2 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Oct 31 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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