The Informatics Research Assistant position will participate in several grants funded efforts in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of research support and QA for the Research Informatics Office and the Health Record Research Request (R3) Service, including the creation of SQL and R scripts to analyze data and perform specific EMR data, queries for research studies, data management and analysis, and reporting results.
The research assistant will report to the Senior Project Manager and assist with other project data queries via Popmednet as well as internally developed query tools supporting PCORI/PaTH Network. Previous experience with SQL, relational databases, and/or Healthcare data preferred. The incumbent must possess strong organization skills, solid verbal and written communication skills, and exhibit professionalism and excellent customer service abilities.
Requires extremely strong writing and communications skills. Prior experience with use of Microsoft Excel and Word required, experience with SQL and R preferred.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003270
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