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Surgical Data Coordinator and Validator

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353278
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyResearch-Support
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code8352P3
Employee ClassCivil Service
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Job Summary:
The Surgical Data Coordinator and Validator will be responsible for data curation and quality control for Research Evaluating Vagal Excitation Anatomical Links (REVEAL), a large NIH-funded multi-site, international clinical study. The Data Coordinator will report jointly to the (1) Director and (2) Project Manager of the REVEAL Data and Analysis Core (DAC), (3) Co-Principal Investigator for the AICP sepis study. They will be responsible for the coordination of timely data submission from each participating clinical and laboratory site and transfers to the central database housed within the University of Minnesota's secure Data Shelter. The coordinator will also facilitate data QA/QC of all laboratory data in collaboration with laboratory scientists.

This job may be remote.

Job Expectations:
* Maintain data transfer timelines for participating sites and laboratories ("data providers")
* Support the data providers in adhering to study-defined data and metadata standards.
* Provide some help-desk type support to data providers
* Conduct manual validation of laboratory data in collaboration with REVEAL's laboratory staff and with guidance from REVEAL's clinical management team
* Coordinate and monitor the transfer of data to the UMN Data Shelter using HIPAA-compliant data transfer protocols (e.g., SFTP, Box)
* Provide support to the DAC leadership to facilitate the achievement of the Core's goals
* Work on other data and analysis tasks for the REVEAL project or the DAC Director, as needed.


Required Qualifications
* BS/BA in statistics, computer science, mathematics/statistics, engineering or a similar quantitative field and at least 4 years of experience working with structured biomedical, pharma, statistics, finance or other "big data", or an equivalent combination of relevant education/experience totaling at least 8 years.
* Attention to detail
* Exceptional data management and documentation skills
* Experience managing challenging timelines across multiple teams
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, and Google Sheets
* Experience using Box, Dropbox, or other file-sharing platforms
About the Department

To learn more about the Department of Surgery, please visit:

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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