Data Analyst - Psychology

Pennsylvania, United States
$50,684.00 - $138,391.00
27 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Data Analyst - Psychology

Job Profile Title

Data Analyst C

Job Description Summary

The Data Analyst will work on a funded research project studying counterfactual forecasting.

Job Description

Manage the development and implementation of building software tools to perform data analysis, clarify expert’s intuitions and disseminate results. Collaboratively works with team members to identify required information, build informational data flows and perform mathematical modeling and statistical analysis. Independently analyzes large-group data to decision making. May provide data analysis expertise to one or more project or support teams. May work with vendor delivered solutions such as a forecasting platform.


Bachelor's Degree and 2-3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Master's degree is strongly preferred. Required knowledge includes process and data modeling, data architectural development methodology and working knowledge of databases. Experience using data analysis tool and databases. Demonstrated competence in systems analysis and design and the ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies. Knowledge of counterfactual forecasting (required). Experience with simulation modeling in counterfactual worlds (preferred). Experience with R, SQL, NoSQL, C++, AWS or Azure (required).


Working Conditions
Office, Library, Computer Room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at desk or table


Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Arts and Sciences

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $138,391.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job