|Working Title||Data Scientist|
|Job Classification||Systems/Programmer IV|
|Hiring Range||$46,644.00 - $76,440.00|
The Department of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh 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 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. 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).
Note: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 60% effort.
|Minimum Related Experience Level Required||5-6 years experience|
|Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position||
Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Information Science, Data Sciences, or related field with at least 5 years of experience in data analysis, database management, or information technology; or a Doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, Data Science, Mathematics, Information Science, Data Sciences, or related field; or some combination of related experience and graduate education required.
|Child Protection Clearances||
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
|Assignment Category||Regular, Part-Time|
|Scheduled Work Hours||Work Schedule to Vary|
|If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify||
To be determined at 60% effort
|If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours||37.5|
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits
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