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About the position

The Center for Maternal and Infant Health at the UNC School of Medicine is seeking to hire a part-time research analyst to work on de-identified healthcare datasets. The analyst will begin in late October and be expected to work 20 hours/week for a wage of $20/hour. Applicants must be UNC graduate students studying Computer Science or a related information/engineering science.



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact efficiently with clinical staff, researchers, administrators, business, and technical and non-technical groups/people
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Passion for deriving information from raw data
  • Keen inquisitive skills to find data insights from data and information
  • Keen capacity to translate user requirements for information into logical methods/criteria to extract required information from raw data sets
  • Knowledge of the following concepts: contextual design, data pyramid, analytics pyramid, normalized vs. de-normalized data, data lineage, ETL, data visualization, single source of truth, and data snapshot vs. database
  • Excellent attitude and willingness to do technical and non-technical (administrative) work

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of data visualization dashboard design, and experience with Tableau
  • Experience with MS SQL Server
  • Experience with healthcare data and/or healthcare studies


To apply

Interested students should submit an application via the online system by October 18, 2020.

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