Research Specialist (Data Analyst) - (Emergency Medicine)

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Research Specialist (Data Analyst) - Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is seeking a full-time Research Specialist (Data Analyst). 

Responsibilities include:

Proposes new research agendas and programs based on independent analysis and in-depth understanding of the field of clinical and translations research.

Contributes to the conceptualization, design, development and delivery of biomedical informatics research projects, addressing all areas of clinical and translational science for the EM Dept

Conducts and manages advanced biomedical informatics research projects, analyzing results, processes, and develops innovative approaches to refine project design and outcomes based on the research project needs.

Writes and publishes scientific manuscripts and grants based on primary research topics

Researches core literature in the biomedical informatics field to identify appropriate advances and new trends.

Woks collaboratively with research projects along the scientific pipeline, from discovery through the study of patients and populations to improve public health to advance the deployment of information and computation in healthcare.

Interprets critical biological findings and translates biological discoveries into clinical utility. Outcomes from projects provide resources and technologies that facilitate clinical and translational science research at the University, and partner institutions.

Serve as collaborator and primary consultant with research and clinical faculty on design, optimization of research aims, suggesting alternative approaches for identifying elements from data and consulting on approaches for data retrieval, aggregation and interpretation.

Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


Level of Language Proficiency

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related filed required. Biomedical informatics, clinical informatics, or computer informatics, preferred

A minimum of 3 years related research experience

Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of research principles, concepts, practices, and methods.

Excellent communication, organization, presentation, analytical and computer/pc sills, to include Microsoft office and other related software

Advanced skills in data analytics and data mining. Excellent problem solving

Experience in a large academic medical center; exposure to electronic medical records system; medical image processing and analysis, software.

For fullest consideration, resumes should be received by November 6, 2018. Please complete the online application at https//

The University of Illinois is the largest University in the Chicago area. With several nationally ranked health sciences schools, we offer an unprecedented opportunity for multi-disciplinary care, education and research.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree