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Data Visualization Specialist

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Lexington, KY

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1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Regular Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Regular Repetitive motion.
Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs.


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, some evenings and weekends may be required.

Job Summary:

This Epidemiologist (Data Visualization Specialist) will be able to turn data into community-facing data summaries that allow the Markey Cancer Center to effectively deliver data-focused information to those living in the Commonwealth.

This person will be able to present large amounts of information in ways that are universally understandable or easy to interpret, drawing on statistical knowledge in which s/he can identify patterns, trends, and correlations. This person should be able to integrate data from multiple sources and transform these data into creative infographics, graphs, charts, or other pictorial diagrams.

This position requires critical thinking skills, attention to detail, excellent communication skills both written and oral, and the ability to work with large amounts of information and see the “bigger picture.”

All interested parties should submit their application and upload the following documents: Resume, cover letter and as Specific Request 1, data visualization samples.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Data visualization skills, data interpretation skills, Infographic software/tools, excel spreadsheets and data management.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree plus two or more years related experience preferred.

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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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Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
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