Health Data Analytics/Informatics Graduate Research Assistant- Spring 2022-ICL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

The Center for Health Analytics and Informatics (CHAI) within the Information and Communications Laboratory (ICL) seeks Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) candidates to work as data scientists within our center at the Georgia Tech-Atlanta campus for Spring 2022. This position would be responsible for working on projects related to health data analytics, and health data interoperability. In this role, you will work with a team of data scientists and software engineers to craft innovative solutions for problems within public health or to support clinical health systems and related research. As a health data analytics/informatics GRA, work opportunities consist of building data visualizations, building models to track and analyze trends, building data pipelines to process, clean, and harmonize data, ingesting and outputting data with FHIR, building interactive web applications to explore and analyze data, working with health data ontologies to build clinical phenotypes, or working with text data to extract relevant clinical features. Projects in our center range from building Sickle Cell Disease phenotypes, to building interactive dashboards to track COVID-19 hotspots, to building data pipelines for mortality data, as well as others.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Graduate Research Assistant

Pursuing a Masters degree or PhD at Georgia Tech in Analytics, Computer Science, or related field
Must be enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours) during working semesters
3.0 or higher GPA
Commit to 15-20 hours of work per week
Experience or interest in working in health, public health, or a related field
Experience with at least one programming language

Preferred Qualifications

Strong experience with Python or R
Experience with Pandas, Numpy, and Jupyter
Experience working with FHIR
Experience accessing data through APIs and databases
Previously taken CS 6440, CSE 6250, or other Health Informatics Course
Experience working with remote teams
Interest or coursework in Natural Language Processing
Experience using code repositories, e.g. git
Experience with a data visualization platform, such as Tableau
Strong analytical skills and ability to learn complex data science concepts
Familiarity with Linux and open-source tools
Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas

Hours per Week

1520 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required


Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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Health Data Analytics/Informatics Graduate Research Assistant- Spring 2022-ICL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA 30303

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