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Environmental and Occupational Health has an outstanding opportunity for a Data Analyst to join their team.
Organizational Mission: The mission of the UW Center for One Health Research is to bring together teams to carry out transdisciplinary research, training, service, and outreach regarding health connections between human, animal, and environmental systems. COHR has a focus in particular on the challenge of preventing, detecting, and managing zoonotic diseases and related pandemic threats. COHR plays a unique role as one of the few One Health centers located in a human health sciences complex and continue to be a leader in the effort to educate and involve human health professionals in One Health interdisciplinary efforts. These efforts consider impacts of climate and other environmental change, agriculture, behavior, and inequity on zoonotic disease risk and other health conditions, and seek to define ways to sustainably coexist and maximize the health and wellbeing of human communities, animals, and the shared environment.
Under the supervision of Vickie Ramirez, Center Manager, and Center Director Peter Rabinowitz MD MPH, the Data Analyst will manage the datasets for projects being conducted out of the Center as well as projects in collaboration with other departments, such as the UW UWARN project and also provide statistical analysis for each project as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
COHR data management
The Data Analyst will receive and process new and existing data sets, and develop and maintain protocols for ongoing data management.
Assist in the design of data collection tools and creation of databases.
Receive and clean data sets from research collaborators, such as the WA State Department of Health, Quest Labs, Washington Animal Disease Laboratory, etc.
Develop, update and implement of standard operating procedures for management of data sets including preparing data sets for analysis and organizing data sets on the Center server and ensuring data security and compliance with IRB, HIPAA and other regulatory bodies.
Ongoing communication with other investigators and stakeholders regarding data sets.
The Data Analyst will perform other tasks as necessary under the direction of Ms. Ramirez and Dr. Rabinowitz including coordination of research meetings and other project management duties and collection of research data.
Bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental health or other relevant advanced degree AND
Two years of relevant experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Knowledge of epidemiology and biostatistics, as well as completion in at least basic coursework in these disciplines.
Proficiency with R programming, RedCap, Microsoft Excel, and MS Word. Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research.
Experience in the creation of original scientific manuscripts. Ability to integrate human, animal, and environmental data in “One Health” analyses and apply COHERE guidelines for manuscript preparation.
Background knowledge in zoonotic infectious diseases and infection prevention and control.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other colleagues.
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to think creatively, then translate into viable action plan.
Experience working with spatial data in R.
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