Population Science Data Analyst I (Austin, TX location)
Categories: Information Technology
Department: Com Prevention & Intervention
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Bachelor degree in related field in behavioral, social science or clinical applied research and one (1) year experience directly related to type of database building, maintenance including experience working with and maintaining large complex database.
Data analysis experience, preferably in behavioral, social science or clinical applied research. Prefer bilingual fluency in English and Spanish.
- Extract and transform raw data from multiple projects into usable forms that can be subsequently loaded in the database.
- Assist in the writing of basic code for database access, modification and construction.
- Prepare statistical reports.
- Provide data analysis and management support to Population Science Project Coordinators and Data Analyst.
- Prepare and maintain form and procedure manuals to effect implementation and continuing operation of computer application systems.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
This position will form the core of a full-time staff dedicated to Hepatitis C Surveillance for Texas. These positons will be housed in Austin at the Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) HIV/STD/TB/Viral Hepatitis Surveillance and Prevention offices. These positions will work collaboratively with DSHS, CDC, and other investigators to design and conduct data analysis using viral hepatitis surveillance data. This position will monitor data for changes in disease reporting patterns and perform or assist with complex data analyses; perform dissemination activities such as report writing and giving presentation; and identify high morbidity areas and large volume providers for targeted provider education. Develop training materials; develops tools for facilitate time, complete and accurate viral hepatitis reporting; documents processes and procedures for viral hepatitis surveillance; and works with local health departments and providers to educate on viral hepatitis reporting. This position will provide surveillance guidance, technical assistance and monitoring assistance to local and regional health departments.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.