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University of Virginia Data Scientist, Intermediate in Charlottesville, Virginia

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 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 appraised 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 provides 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. Drives 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 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

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements (https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires) webpage.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

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