Senior Data Analyst

Pennsylvania, United States
01 May 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2020
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 Sr.

Job Profile Title
Data Analyst Senior

Job Description Summary

Data Analyst Sr. will be responsible for custom algorithm and software design, development, testing, maintenance, application, and documentation of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and visual analytics (VA) for the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics.  Work with investigators and team members to apply AI, ML, and VA methods and applications to the analysis of biomedical big data. Assist students, staff, and faculty with computational projects.

Job Description

Responsible for the development, evaluation, and application of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and natural language processing (NLP) methods and software. This will include extension of the SMM4Pharmacovigilance, SMM4Pregnancy, GeoBoost2, and DigiEpi platforms, methods and software as well as new projects. Assists with analysis of biomedical big data, particularly for computational and statistical analysis of natural language (including but not limited to user-generated data, electronic health records, published literature, and scientific repositories) and other complementary complex data. Assists with manuscript preparation. Assists students, staff, and faculty with collaborative language processing projects and with the organization of shared tasks, workshops, and symposiums relevant to the Health Language Processing Center.

Bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics and 4 years of data analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 

Working Conditions

Office, Library, Computer Room

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at desk or table

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$72,837.00 - $205,981.00

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