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Research Data Analyst

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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UPCI Oncology Informatics - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22007408)

The Research Data Analyst will work with multidisciplinary teams including but not limited to researchers, physicians, administrators, and organizational leaders, to conduct requirement analysis and design to support clinical and research data extraction and reporting efforts.

The candidate will be instrumental in developing analytical solutions, summarizing population characteristics, and outcomes to support data-driven decision making which results in improved patient care, clinical outcomes, operational throughput, and cancer research directives.

The Research Data Analyst will develop analysis and reporting capabilities. Technical expertise regarding data models, database design, data mining, and segmentation techniques. The candidate will work with reporting specifications provided by requesting audience and subsequently discussed within interdepartmental team meetings. Various clinical and administrative systems will be used as the data sources, including but not limited to Epic, Cerner and Medipac.

Final aggregation and presentation will be completed through various software packages, including SQL Developer, Qlik and Cognos. The Research Data Analyst must ensure reporting logic is accurate and sound by comparing analytical output to data within the source systems, as well as through cross validation to base reports.

The ideal candidate should be highly skilled in all aspects of data analytics, including mining, generation, and visualization.

The Research Data Analyst must be able to work both independently as well as in a team setting.

Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Cognos, Power BI), databases (Oracle), programming languages preferred (SQL, Python, Pandas), data formats (JSON, CSV, XML). Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets, helpful (Excel, SPSS, SAS, R) Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the education/experience requirement.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Department Details The Hillman Cancer Center is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is not only one of our fundamental values, it is critical in helping us provide the highest level of care to people we treat at our centers, as well as support life changing research. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status.
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research.III Non-Exempt
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule Monday - Friday
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Cover Letter


Posted: 2022-09-07 Expires: 2022-10-09

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