Applications Analyst

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801 Working Title Applications Analyst Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Information Technology Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications/Experience Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003734 Position ID 20032221 Posting Open Date 05/03/2019 Application Deadline 05/17/2019 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 05/27/2019 Position Summary

The Patient-Reported Outcomes Core (PRO Core) at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill seeks a software developer with experience in building web-based applications in a production environment, to work with a dynamic existing team of software developers and staff who provide scientific support for researchers. Existing projects include a wide variety of cancer research, with research sites across the United States. To support these projects, we have developed a sophisticated web-based survey system ( that is also capable of administering automated phone surveys. The PRO Core will be developing new functionalities, integrating approaches from Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), for example interactive interfaces like chatbots. The candidate should be interested in implementing these approaches. Candidates for this position do not need to be able to build AI/ML solutions from the ground up, but must have experience with building web-based applications in a production environment. We are looking for well-rounded candidates with excellent communication skills. We invite candidates who not only have the skills for this position, but are excited to join a team where we are passionate about improving the lives of cancer patients.

Educational Requirements

Candidates should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent years of work experience.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualified candidates will have experience with web (front-end) and database (back-end) development in a production environment. Additional required qualifications include strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication, analytical thinking, desire to learn new methods, as well as planning and organizational skills. Strong candidates will also have experience with health care, research studies or clinical trials, and UX/design. Experience working with any chatbot framework is a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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  3. List of References
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    Posted: 5/4/2019
    Application Due: 5/24/2019
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