The Department of Biostatistics seeks a biomedical data science assistant with expertise in biostatistical consulting and analysis of biomedical data including clinical and observational data. The candidate will support data science initiatives within the Department of Biostatistics, working with faculty and staff to perform and disseminate innovative translational research. The candidate will collaborate with research partners across campus to design research studies, implement appropriate statistical methodologies to answer research questions, and interpret findings. These tasks will involve development of plans for data management and statistical analysis, statistical programming, data visualization, automated report generation, and scientific writing. As a member of our data science team, the position will support the service mission for biostatistics, data science, and biomedical informatics on a regional, national, and/or global scale. The position may be on campus or fully remote.
Statistical programming expertise (R or SAS) required
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
MS in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Data Science preferred
University 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 backgrounds, 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.
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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 background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.