Senior Data Analyst
Job ID: R0041265 | Data Analysis | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health in the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia is seeking a Senior Data Analyst to support multiple international observation and clinical trials in infectious diseases. This position will work closely with principal investigators in the Division of Infectious Diseases and will require both careful management of large datasets and creative and challenging analysis projects.

Opportunities to develop and carry out analyses, as well as generate and present scholarly work, are expected. Minimal international travel may be required.

Specific tasks include:
  • Monitoring completion of study visits and collection of data.
  • Performing quality control of collected data, resulting in detailed reports to reconcile observed inconsistencies.
  • Organizing the study database and maintaining detailed data dictionaries.
  • Cleaning the data and performing descriptive analyses for ongoing clinical or interventional studies.
  • Performing biostatistical analyses with direction of principal investigator.
  • Creating data figures for publication or grant submission.

Required skills and competencies:
  • Possess high-level organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow through on complex tasks independently and with sound judgment and emotional intelligence.
  • Experience with R and/or SAS statistical programming languages.
  • Experience managing clinical and/or epidemiologic databases.
  • Proficiency in quantitative database software programs and ability to analyze and organize data.
  • Research experience in epidemiology and/or biostatistics (study design, study management, primary data collection, data analysis).
  • International research experience.

Qualified candidates must have:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: At least three years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Master's degree or PhD in public health with biostats focus or data science is preferred.

This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance. This is an exempt-level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit This position is located in Charlottesville, VA.

The position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

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