Posting Summary: The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia is actively seeking a Data Analyst to support the Department of Neurology Epilepsy Program. This position will ensure that data standards are developed and maintained. The incumbent will ensure high quality data is collected for analysis and continually verify integrity of data; perform analysis of information and identify, interpret and report the trends or patterns found in data sets; and synthesize data analysis by creating graphs, reports, and presentations of results. Incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and experience with coordination and analysis of complex data using various databases. Experience gained as a student will be considered. A Master's degree or PhD with clinical data in medical research experience is preferred.
Incumbent must be proficient in computer applications, have a working knowledge of various databases and software programs, and have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically MS Access and Excel.
This position is restricted and is contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree is required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree or PhD preferred
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience with coordination and analysis of complex data using various databases. Experience gained as a student will be considered.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Prior experience in coordination and analysis of complex data using various databases, including clinical date in medical research.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to evaluate and apply information and provide advice. 2. Working knowledge of data management. Ability to analyze and present information. 3. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Ability to clearly articulate specific information. 4. Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Provide direct support to leaders, as needed. Complete tasks without immediate supervision. 5. Grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
Required Computer Applications: Proficient in computer applications, working knowledge of various database and software programs. Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office with specific experience in MS Access and Excel.
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.