Sitting for long periods of time.
Monday – Friday, 8-5
The Data Scientist position is located in Lexington, Kentucky, and will be primarily responsible for performing statistical analysis on large data sets to identify important relationships and trends, and then summarizing and communicating findings to University stakeholders. This position will work closely with staff and faculty to update databases, create reports, collaborate in writing journal articles, and attend and present at national meetings.
The Data Scientist should be familiar with various data management and BI reporting tools. The position will utilize leadership skills to lead meetings and oversee statistical analyses conducted by graduate research students and staff members.
Proficiency with R, SAS, SQL, and Tableau
PhD preferred; Experience with substance use disorder research
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.