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Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional
Requisition Number DU00333
Department Name 8H300:Civil Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $54,142-$71,739
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Masters in Data Science (preferred)

Required Related Experience

1 year in data science

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting up to 15 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time.


M-F; 8a-5p (40 hours/week); additional hours when needed to meet department needs

Job Summary

This position will perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data, identify patterns and correlations among various data points and discover new insights; Work collaboratively with teams of faculty and biomedical scientists to draw insight and intelligence from large datasets, laboratory results, and -omics repositories. Identify and develop solutions to key strategic business problems using high-level modeling and analytical techniques.
Utilize SQL to perform advanced-level data extraction, transformation and data management; fully document and manage library of source code and algorithms for future use. Use data mining nd analytic tools to understand relationships and patterns in data. Responsible for developing tools to efficiently store, share, and use data for visualization and translation into information that can be used by scientifica and operational leadership.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to to develop and implement project and data management protocols; as well as to develop analytic materials, presentations and contribute to project-related data activities.The candidate will develop and implement data analytic and management plans that involves complex data systems, data linkage, programmatic statistical analysis, data visualization and automated report generation.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

MS+1 in data science

Deadline to Apply
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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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

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.

Posted: 2019-10-23 Expires: 2020-04-27

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