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Sponsor Funded Administrative - Data Administrator, Intermediate

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Us


The Georgia State University/Georgia Institute of Technology/Emory University Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS) is focused on developing advanced analytic approaches and neuroinformatics tools that leverage brain imaging data, with a goal of translating these approaches into biomarkers that help solve issues related to brain health and disease. Large-scale data sharing and multimodal data fusion techniques are the underpinnings of our approach. We develop state-of-the-art signal processing and web-based solutions to further this goal.


About the Team


The neuroinformatics team actively develops and maintains the research data collection platform COINS (Collaborative Informatics and Neuroimaging Suite COINS is a home-grown, AWS cloud-based data management system that provides tools for neuroscience researchers to collect, store, and share their research data. We enjoy a diverse customer base ranging from individual research groups to larger university departments. 


About the Role


The data administrator in this position will support the data usage of various types of applications. The primary focus will be to test and use features and perform bug reporting for the COINS, a collection of software written in multiple languages that utilize various frameworks. The work will also include optimizing data extraction code to improve performance, developing automated unit tests for data importing and exporting applications, and creating and maintaining documentation. This position may interface with site users regarding desired requirements and adjustments to the software and data.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities



    Review and enter data collected for assigned projects. Perform data preparation of data sets for assigned studies, including transfer to and transfer from the Collaborative Informatics and Neuroimaging Suite (COINS).Data mapping, data curation, and data preparation of data sets for various data sharing requests, including screening for and following data compliance procedures for federal repositories such as dBGap and NDA, pharmaceutical research initiatives, and collaborative community research studies.Develop, register, and maintain case report forms for data collection for assigned studies.Software and hardware tester for the COINS platform data importing, data exchange, data querying, and data sharing services.Monitor, develop, and conduct training programs and produce materials for site staff to use data collection, data usage, and data sharing software used within assigned studies.Perform ad-hoc queries and analyses as needed by study management, study investigator, collaborations, and community interactions.

Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
11/30/21, 11:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Research & Sponsored Programs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 01/06/22, 11:32:49 AM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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