Job Details

University of Michigan
  • Position Number: 1575416
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Position Type: Computing - Programming/Analyst

Database Analyst / Prgm Inter

Job Opening ID: 169239
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Organizational Group: Medical School
Department: Department of Radiology
Posting Begin/End Date: 8/13/2019 8/27/2019
Paid Time Off:
Career Interest: Radiology
Information Technology

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary
The Functional Neuroimaging, Cognitive and Mobility Laboratory ( in the Department of Radiology has an open position available for a highly motivated Database Analyst/Programmer Intermediate (Data Manager). The laboratory is directed by Drs. Bohnen (Director) and Muller (Co-Director) and is specialized in neuroimaging and behavioral assessments of Parkinson's disease. We have developed a LORIS-based database that holds all the intersecting and unique data of our research projects. Data types include neuroimaging data, neuropsychological and neurobehavioral data, and mobility assessment data. Over the last 12 years we have enrolled over 650 unique participants, many of who participate in longitudinal assessments. The primary responsibility of the Data Manager is to manage, in collaboration with faculty and other staff, the flow of data using complex relational databases.

Mission Statement
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

  • Provide performance improvement and increased functionality of the existing research database application.
  • Design, develop, and implement new database applications to accommodate research data.
  • Ensure that database applications are encrypted and secured and compliant with HIPAA regulations.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of imaging and mobility analysis processing pipeline routines.
  • Create/design and run database reports based on end-user needs and assists in statistical analysis of collected data.
  • Monitor integrity of data collection and perform (automated) data quality assurance checks.
  • Contribute to developing new methods for data collection and instruments.
  • Assist with writing manuscripts, project reports, and grant applications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in computer science, biostatistics, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or demonstrated experience in a related field.
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience using Linux operating system.
  • Experience with writing code (in particular Python) to design and maintain programs/database.
  • Experience with reporting tools (e.g. SQL).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.

Desired Qualifications*
  • Strong knowledge of IP networking and security.
  • Knowledge of multiple statistical software packages (e.g. STATA, R, SPSS, SAS, etc.).
  • Familiarity with neuroimaging data.
  • A portfolio of programming examples may be requested.

Background Screening
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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