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Data Analyst


Data Analyst

  • 519945
  • Medical Center
  • Psychiatry
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 28 2021
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The incumbent will use principal components pursuit and canonical correlation analyses to analyze high-dimensional exposures and outcome data. Will help develop code for R packages; conduct analyses to support investigators (PI, Fellows) in the lab. Responsible for organizing and analyzing data acquired in ongoing research studies in the lab. Other related duties as assigned. 


  • Data Analysis 50%
  • Consultation with trainees 25%
  • Data Cleaning 15%
  • Management of databases 5%
  • Develop R code packages 5%

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required; 3 years related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Epidemiology or related field
  • Experience with EEG and MRI data processing and analysis

Other Requirements

  • Must successfully complete online systems training requirements 
  • Prior experience with high dimensional data
  • Knowledge coding and analyzing data in R or SPSS
  • Strong decision-making skills and independent problem solving
  • Orientation to detail with ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and interact with staff at all levels
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Self-motivated and highly organized

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