Biomedical Data Science Assistant, Lexington, Kentucky

Employer University of Kentucky
Created 07/09/2024
Reference 243448148
Country United States
State Kentucky
City Lexington
Zip 40502
Salary -

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details
Posting Details

Job TitleBiomedical Data Science AssistantRequisition NumberRE46200Working TitleDepartment Name7P180:DEPT OF BIOSTATISTICSWork LocationREMOTE or Lexington, KYGrade Level45Salary Range$47,278-78,000/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Occasional lifting up to 15 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time.
Primarily days Monday – Friday Between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Additional hours as needed.
Job Summary
The Department of Biostatistics seeks a biomedical data scientist with experience in collaborative research and analysis of biomedical data including clinical and observational data. The candidate will work with faculty and staff in the Biostatistics Consulting and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration Lab (Biostat CIRCL) to collaborate with research partners across campus to translate research ideas into well-designed studies, implement appropriate statistical methodologies to answer research questions, and interpret findings. Day-to-day tasks include consulting with research partners, executing data management and analytic plans, statistical programming, data visualization, automated report generation, and scientific writing. As a member of the Biostat CIRCL, the position will support the team science mission of the unit and build infrastructure for effective data science practices on interdisciplinary research teams. This position may be on campus or fully remote.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Statistical programming experience in R or SAS strongly preferred.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
MS in Biostatistics, Data Science, or Statistics preferred.
Deadline to Apply07/22/2024University 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 - 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 check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please briefly describe your experience working on collaborative research teams.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • UK Job Fair
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample


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