Biomedical Data Scientist

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Job TitleBiomedical Data ScientistRequisition NumberRE24828Working TitleDepartment Name7P180:DEPT OF BIOSTATISTICSWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level47Salary Range$54,142-89,315/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting up to 15 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time


Primarily days; Monday through Friday; Between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional hours as needed

Job Summary

This position will perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data, identify patterns and correlations among various data points and discover new insights. Work collaboratively with teams of faculty and health care providers to draw insight and intelligence from large datasets, electronic medical records and various healthcare registry datasets.
Identify and develop solutions to key strategic business problems using high-level modeling and statistical analyses techniques. Utilize SQL to perform advanced-level data extraction, transformation and data management; fully document and manage library of source code and algorithms for future use.
Use data mining, statistics, statistical modeling and machine learning to understand relationships and patterns in data. Responsible for developing tools to enable visualization to translate analytics into information that can be used by clinical and operational leadership.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Statistical programming, database management, data science, working with biomedical data, compliance with privacy and data security protocols

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience


Deadline to Apply11/05/2020University 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.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Please describe specific work experience where you worked as part of a team to solve a complex data-related problem.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 10/8/2020
Application Due: 12/7/2020
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