The Research Data Analyst 3 will primarily support VPRP faculty research projects involving research on firearm violence, violence of other types, individual and social determinants of violence, risk prediction, and disparities in the criminal justice system.REQUIRED-Master's degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, public policy, economics, or related field.-Experience with scientific manuscript writing and data analysis in an academic or research setting. -Experience with performing and summarizing scientific literature reviews. -General understanding of principles of study design and execution and of statistical data analysis. -Experience programming, managing and analyzing data using statistical software.-Ability to work collaboratively, making significant creative contributions, with a multi-disciplinary group of researchers and staff. PREFERRED-Experience with R statistical software. -Knowledge of public health surveillance databases. -Experience working with large administrative datasets. -Experience obtaining, managing, and/or analyzing large datasets for multidisciplinary research projects. -Some knowledge/experience with machine learning methods. -Ability to learn new statistical and research design methods and become proficient in new software packages to apply in epidemiologic and social science studies. -Knowledge and application of project management principles and concepts. -Ability to work on several projects concurrently involving several sources of oversight. -Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, and prepare well-organized text, tables, and figures, conveying complex information intelligibly for both professional and lay audiences. -Possession of excellent organizational and interpersonal skills appropriate to project coordination responsibilities. -Possession of skills in facilitating collaboration with a variety of stakeholders with different priorities for project outcomes. -Ability to work collegially in a diverse environment; maintaining the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and diplomacy at all times. -Knowledge of and ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures, and/or Sponsor requirements for maintaining confidentiality of all private information (clinical, criminal, and personal). SPECIAL REQUIREMENT-THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.