Biomedical Data Scientist

Job description

Job Title:

Biomedical Data Scientist

Requisition Number:

RE26845

Department Name:

40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

47

Salary Range:

$54,142-89,315/year

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

MS

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

None

Physical Requirements:

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University, state, and federal guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.

Shift:

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional hours when needed to meet department needs

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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

Yes

Preferred Education/Experience:

PhD

Deadline to Apply:

04/08/2021

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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Job No:
Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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