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Biomedical Data Science Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Biomedical Data Science Assistant
Requisition Number RE27655
Working Title
Work Location REMOTE or Lexington, KY
Grade Level 45
Salary Range $44,762-73,861/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting up to 15 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time; perfomring repetitive motion tasks; effectivey communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds


Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional hours when needed to meet department needs

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Statistical programming expertise (R or SAS) required

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

MS in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Data Science preferred

Deadline to Apply 05/12/2021
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.

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: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-05-30

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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Biomedical Data Science Assistant

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