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Data Analyst - Cancer Center

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req10616

Department: Cancer Center Division

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is seeking candidates for a Data Analyst position. The Data Analyst will conduct data collection, preliminary analysis, and management that supports the specific aims of Community Outreach and Engagement (COE). The candidate will manage, organize and provide analysis for data collected using REDCap and other electronic databases at outreach events and by COE staff, and will also help put the data in presentation form for both internal and external presentations as needed. The candidate will develop and maintain a data dashboard for community and cancer center members, and disseminate findings to an array of audiences. The UACC is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center headquartered in the state of Arizona, dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer through patient care, research, and education.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data and display on dashboard.
  • Conducts statistical modeling and analysis of cancer data and identify cancer burden trends.
  • Management and analysis of small and large databases using SAS or STATA.
  • Provide preliminary analysis results through reports, oral presentations and summaries using the knowledge of data analysis and analytics.
  • Makes critical observations and provides data interpretation.
  • Develops reports to recommend strategies and plans.
  • Assist COE leadership in ad-hoc data projects and requests.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective communication both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in statistical software.
  • Proficiency in quantitative methods and knowledge of qualitative methods, and able to effectively communicate findings to scientific and lay audiences.
  • Knowledge of state and national health data and surveillance systems.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Candidate must be able to work independently and as a team.
  • Culturally sensitive to communities of the Southwest.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree in public health, statistics, data management, or any relevant field that provides knowledge in quantitative and qualitative analysis.
* Three years of related experience in addition to the minimum qualifications.
* Demonstrated experience working with simple and complexed data.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Planning and Analysis

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $53,463 - $70,037

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Data Analysis

Job Function

Planning & Analysis

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Jennifer Hatcher |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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