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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Director, Research Data Analytics WHSC in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • Working closely with the research informatics leadership, will develop and implement a comprehensive data analytics strategy that aligns with the organization's research goals and objectives.

  • Advocate for the use of data analytics in research and clinical decision-making, promoting a data-driven culture.

  • Engage in the establishment and maintenance of data governance policies to ensure data integrity, privacy, and compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Oversee the collection, storage, and accessibility of research data across the institution.

  • Lead the design and execution of complex data analyses to uncover insights that inform research and clinical practices.

  • Deploy advanced analytics tools and technologies, including AI and machine learning, to enhance research capabilities.

  • Collaborate with researchers, clinicians, and IT professionals to integrate data analytics into research projects and clinical workflows.

  • Provide expertise and support for data analytics projects, including methodological advice, data interpretation, and training.

  • Build and manage a team of data analysts and data scientists, fostering an environment of continuous learning and innovation.

  • Mentor team members, providing guidance and opportunities for professional development.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters in Data Science, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or a related field.

  • PhD is preferred.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in data analytics, with a strong preference for experience in a healthcare or research setting.

  • Proven track record of leading data analytics projects and teams.

  • Experience with data governance and regulatory compliance (e.g., HIPAA, GDPR).

  • Expertise in statistical software (R, Python, SAS) and database management systems.

  • Strong understanding of data warehousing, big data technologies, and advanced analytics techniques.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex data insights to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.


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Job Number 128345

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs

Department EVP Health Affairs

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor