Data Scientist, Intermediate
Job ID: R0030418 | Database Administration | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Collaborate with assigned departments to provide actionable, data-driven insights through research and analysis of data sources and development of statistical, mathematical and predictive models. Support departments to make informed data-driven decisions to meet quality and business objectives. Understand all phases of the analytic process, including data collection, preparation, modeling, evaluation and deployment. Explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources in order to identify provide reporting on and analyze trends in the data, as well as regular reporting for assigned departments. Establish links across existing data sources and find new and interesting data correlations. Develop statistical mathematical and predictive models using strategic business understanding to build the algorithms necessary to ask the right questions and find the right answers. Stay apprised of all assigned initiatives, providing reporting and analytics that will allow the group to make informed data-driven decisions to meet business objectives. Visualize and report data findings creatively in a variety of visual formats that appropriately provide insights to the stakeholders. Under general supervision, formulates and defines analytic scope and objectives through research and fact-finding. Is able to answer defined questions about health system functions/operations/populations using appropriate statistical techniques on available data. Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data for new purposes. Analyze and interpret the results of experiments to create cost-effective and process-efficient alternatives enhancements or modification. Competent to work on most phases of data analysis and associated programming activities.
  • Understands all phases of the analytic process, including data collection, preparation, modeling, evaluation and deployment.
  • Under general supervision, formulates and defines analytic scope and objectives through research and fact-finding.
  • Competent to work on most phases of data analysis and associated programming activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $81,078.40 - $129,708.80 Annual

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Master's degree required.
  • Experience: 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings and programs.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit, collaborative team that values the expertise, opinions and contributions of our staff. Our proven patient-first focus drives everything we do and fuels our many accomplishments - from Magnet® designation for our nurses to national recognitions as a top hospital and employer (Magnet is a registered trademark of the American Nurses Credentialing Center).

Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.