Job Information

University of Utah Research Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/22/2021

Requisition Number PRN27747B

Job Title Research Analyst

Working Title Research Analyst

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

TBD

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 02037 - Brain Injury Research

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31600 to 58400

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Assists with data organization and harmonization for NIH -funded projects on traumatic brain injury as part of the ENIGMA Brain Injury working group. ENIGMA Brain Injury is a worldwide research consortium focused on neuroimaging and traumatic brain injury led by researchers at the University of Utah currently including over 170 researchers from 82 institutions in 13 countries. Minimum commitment is 2 years.

Responsibilities

1. Participate in research using health administrative data, performing data science and data management.

2. Create and communicate meticulous records of multi-site data collection and processing using REDCap and other data science tools.

3. Responsible for the organization, cleaning, and merging of data from different sites using reproducible scripting software, e.g. Python.

4. Participates in regular conference calls

Disclaimer

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Additional project-related functions may apply.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific field, or equivalency, plus two years of related experience. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. A valid Utah Driver’s License may be required in certain departments.

Preferences

Understanding of and experience with basic principles of data science and management. Demonstrated proficiency with Python and other programming languages. As this position involves compiling and condensing heterogeneous data from many sources, a high level of organization and attention to detail are critical.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

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To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.