Research Analyst

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Research Analyst

Department Name:

OBGYN-Division of Research - 412403

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

$20.00/per hour


Part-Time Temporary

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Work Schedule:

20 hours/week. Schedule is flexible.

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Description of Work:

We are seeking a UNC graduate student of Computer Science or related information/engineering science field to work on de-identified health care data sets.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience, or combination of training and experience necessary to perform the work.

Required skills for the position:

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact efficiently with clinical staff, researchers, administrators, business, technical and non-technical oriented groups/persons.
•Excellent knowledge and experience with SQL (Structured Query Language).
•Passion for deriving information from raw data.
•Keen inquisitive skills to find data insights from data and information.
•Keen capacity to translate user requirements for information into logical methods/criteria to extract required information from raw data sets.
•Knowledge of the following concepts: contextual design, data pyramid, analytics pyramid, normalized versus de-normalized data, data lineage, ETL, data visualization, single source of truth, and data snapshot versus database.
•Excellent attitude and willingness to do technical and non-technical (administrative tasks) work.

Desired skills:
•Knowledge of data visualization dashboard design, and experience with Tableau.
•Experience with MS SQL Server.
•Experience with health care data and/or health care studies.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/7/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
Work Type: Full Time