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RESEARCH DATA SCIENTIST

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary:

Minimum $85,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our informatics team in furthering our research and outreach activities. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is embarking on an exciting mission of establishing state of the art computational, data and informatics infrastructure for supporting cutting edge biomedical research and innovation to care. We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our Informatics team and help us develop data pipelines for clinical and translational research. Under the direction of the Clinical and Health Informatics Institute Data Manager in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, the incumbent will work independently and with other members of the Clinical Research Data Service to develop and implement clinical data pipelines from operational databases to clinical research data repositories.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities:

Data Scientist II (RE021)
Data Scientist III (RE061)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Master's Degree

Qualifications:

Required:
-Experience with ETL/ELT in enterprise setting
-Experience working with large datasets in a cloud environment (Azure, AWS, GCP, etc.)
-Experience writing complex SQL and Python code to extract and manipulate data

Preferred:
-Experience with Microsoft Azure Data Factory
-Experience Designing, Building & Maintaining Databases
-Experience with FHIR and HL7 data feeds
-Experience with clinical vocabularies (ICD, LOINC, SNOMED, CPT, etc.)
-Experience with clinical research common data models (OMOP, i2B2, PCORNet)
-Certified in Epic Cogito Clinical Data Model
-Experience with developing Natural Language Processing algorithms
-Experience working with web APIs
-Experience with Power BI

Strong people and communication skills are required. The ideal candidate is curious, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision. The selected candidate must be committed to providing quality customer service and uphold SMPH core values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence, leadership, inclusivity, innovation, collaboration, accountability, and communication.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable


Additional Information:

Applicants for this position will be considered for the titles listed in this posting. The title is determined by the experience and qualifications of the finalist

How to Apply:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Contact:

Kim Mcfarlane
kmmcfarlane@wisc.edu
608-263-1130
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Data Scientist II(RE021) or Data Scientist III(RE061)

Department(s):

A538200-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CHI2

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

256737-AS



The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Apr 21 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 29 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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