The Department of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health is seeking a qualified Data Scientist.
The Data Scientist will work to improve existing data management systems, provide reporting support, and conduct analyses. Duties of the incumbent include developing and implementing programs to process and manipulate large datasets, writing queries for extracting data, preparing reports with both tabular and graphical presentations, and developing statistical and mathematical models. The candidate will be responsible for analysis, design, testing, documentation, and evidence of efficacy. The candidate must have experience working within a team environment, yet independently be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. The incumbent must be proficient in report generation, query writing, databases, and data visualization. In addition, the candidate must have experience designing, conducting, and interpreting statistical analyses using common statistical software tools (e.g., SAS, R, SPSS, Python) and techniques (e.g., regression modeling, survival analysis, machine learning, data mining, clustering).
Internal Number: 172145
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