The University of Kentucky is seeking a Data Analyst for the NIH HEALing Communities grant. This is a four-year grant aimed at decreasing opioid overdose deaths by 40 percent in 16 counties. The Data Analyst will work within the HEALing Communities Data, Informatics & Biostatistics core at the University of Kentucky to:
Apply best practices for drug use-related health data management, data quality assurance, and data quality control; loading and linking data sets, programming for data visualization and automated report generations, as well as report designs,
Perform statistical analysis of drug use-related health outcomes, creating and implementing advanced statistical programming for administrative and clinical data to improve evaluation of overdose deaths and improve timeliness of analytical results
Provide statistical services supporting experiment design, model development, and analysis for projects. Participate in evaluations of the effectiveness of drug-related surveillance activities and products, including meeting with community stakeholders.
Respond to data requests, coordinate with technical leads from other agencies and organizations for data extractions, and develop presentations and dashboard visualizations
Contribute to project-related research activities and lead continuous improvement efforts to ensure that all study protocols are followed.
This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the study team positioned to bring together talented and dedicated individuals from the university community, Kentucky state government, treatment providers, the criminal justice system, and public health departments to address one of the nation’s biggest public health crises.
For questions, contact University of Kentucky HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.