The Research Data Scientist will join a collaborative and fast-paced research team at the F.I. Proctor Foundation studying eye diseases in the U.S. and internationally. Researchers at the F.I. Proctor Foundation conduct randomized controlled trials and large epidemiological studies on ocular diseases that can cause blindness, and is widely regarded as the pre-eminent center for eye-related research in the world. The epidemiological studies involve large-scale, population-based research of electronic health records databases with millions of observations (“Big Data”), and the trials involve domestic and international collaboration. The Research Data Scientist will work collaboratively with other data science team members and Principal Investigators (PIs) of studies conducted at the F.I. Proctor Foundation.
The Research Data Scientist will support research studies throughout the data science workflow, including: data collection and retrieval, data management and processing, study monitoring, data analysis, data visualization and contribution to peer-reviewed articles. The position requires a team member that is comfortable with self-directed work and can work in a diverse team environment. Additionally, this position requires strong multitasking skills as the Research Data Scientist may also support data management and analysis needs of multicenter, international clinical trials.
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, contributing to study design and participating in the review and writing of statistical analysis plans and automated study monitoring reports.
PROCTOR FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
The F.I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology at UCSF is committed to engaging in research activities and providing state-of-the-art patient care that address infectious and inflammatory disease that cause blindness. The mission is the prevention of blindness worldwide through research and teaching focused on infectious and inflammatory eye disease.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences, health professions and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.